Petersham school information

Average Test Scores57%64%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,16779,221
Total private schoolsn/a50824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,963
The Petersham, MA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Petersham public schools have average test scores of 57% which is 11% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 16% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Petersham public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 97.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 97.9% have completed high school, 54.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 21.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Petersham are 16% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Petersham.
  • 97.9% of people in Petersham have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.9% of people in Petersham have completed high school.
  • 54.2% of people in Petersham have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Petersham

Completed 8th grade97.9%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school97.9%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college78.9%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree63.7%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors54.2%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters31.1%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree21.6%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate14.7%2.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Petersham (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rutland, MA2,44972%47%
Barre, MA1,25970%43%
Baldwinville, MA2,06066%34%
South Ashburnham, MA1,04666%34%
Winchendon, MA3,40055%11%
Petersham, MA22057%16%

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Etna, WY22070%41%
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Petersham, MA22057%16%
Source: The Petersham, 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.