Poolesville school information

IndexPoolesvilleMarylandNational
Average Test Scores63%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools31,16379,221
Total private schoolsn/a67424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1127,963
The Poolesville, MD educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Poolesville public schools have average test scores of 63% which is 51% higher than than the Maryland average and 27% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Poolesville public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.1% have completed high school, 49.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 9.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Poolesville are 27% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Poolesville.
  • 96.0% of people in Poolesville have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.1% of people in Poolesville have completed high school.
  • 49.2% of people in Poolesville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Poolesville

IndexPoolesvilleMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade96.0%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school95.1%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college79.9%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree55.1%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors49.2%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters20.9%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.9%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.9%2.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Floris, VA7,87695%93%
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Wolf Trap, VA16,72295%93%
McLean, VA48,86795%92%
Broadlands, VA13,87289%81%
Poolesville, MD5,10863%27%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Grambling, LA5,10738%23%
Spry, PA5,10665%31%
Pinardville, NH5,11055%11%
Lake City, MN5,11162%25%
Cherokee, IA5,11384%70%
Poolesville, MD5,10863%27%
Source: The Poolesville, MD 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.