Provincetown school information

Average Test Scores52%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio6:114:116:1
Total public schools21,16779,221
Total private schoolsn/a50824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,963
The Provincetown, MA educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Provincetown public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 19% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 6% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Provincetown public schools is 6:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.7% have completed high school, 48.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Provincetown are 6% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Provincetown.
  • 92.1% of people in Provincetown have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.7% of people in Provincetown have completed high school.
  • 48.9% of people in Provincetown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Provincetown

Completed 8th grade92.1%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school91.7%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college74.2%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.6%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors48.9%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters21.6%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.4%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.4%2.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
North Eastham, MA1,74294%91%
Provincetown, MA2,68052%6%

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Trenton, IL2,68033%33%
Clinton, NJ2,67965%31%
Black Canyon City, AZ2,68140%20%
Sisseton, SD2,68234%31%
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Provincetown, MA2,68052%6%
Source: The Provincetown, 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.