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84%
  • Peabody Veterans Memorial High
  • 485 Lowell Street, Peabody
  • Peabody
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,693
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
70%
  • John E. Mccarthy
  • 76 Lake Street, Peabody
  • Peabody
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 305
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
67%
  • South Memorial
  • 16 Maple St Ext, Peabody
  • Peabody
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 451
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
62%
  • West Memorial
  • 15 Bow Street, Peabody
  • Peabody
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 269
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
62%
  • John E Burke
  • 127 Birch Street, Peabody
  • Peabody
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 286
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
62%
  • J Henry Higgins Middle School
  • 1 King Street Ext, Peabody
  • Peabody
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,268
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
57%
  • Center
  • 18 Irving Street, Peabody
  • Peabody
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 410
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
53%
  • Thomas Carroll
  • 60 Northend Street, Peabody
  • Peabody
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 586
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
50%
  • William A Welch Sr
  • 50 Swampscott Avenue, Peabody
  • Peabody
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 345
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
47%
  • Captain Samuel Brown
  • 150 Lynn Street, Peabody
  • Peabody
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 359
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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Peabody school information

IndexPeabodyMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores61%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools101,16779,221
Total private schools650824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,963
The Peabody, MA educational system consists of 10 public schools, 6 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Peabody public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 5% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 24% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Peabody public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.1% have completed high school, 30.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Peabody

IndexPeabodyMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade89.0%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school88.1%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college57.4%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.5%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.1%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters10.1%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%2.6%1.3%

Peabody, MA School Districts

Peabody School District

There are a total of 10 public schools, 6 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Peabody. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Peabody, MA schools is 61%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Peabody, MA, an average of 89.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Peabody schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Peabody, MA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lynnfield, MA12,48989%80%
Belmont, MA25,55588%79%
Boxford, MA2,47288%78%
Winchester, MA22,49188%78%
Melrose, MA27,78783%69%
Peabody, MA52,23561%24%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Florissant, MO52,21843%13%
Perth Amboy, NJ52,26522%56%
Stratford, CT52,30038%23%
Placentia, CA52,16855%12%
La Crosse, WI52,14044%11%
Peabody, MA52,23561%24%
Source: The Peabody, MA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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