Quincy school information

Average Test Scores64%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools181,16779,221
Total private schools1250824,874
Total post-secondary schools51937,963
The Quincy, MA educational system consists of 18 public schools, 12 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Quincy public schools have average test scores of 64% which is 1% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 30% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Quincy public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.9% have completed high school, 42.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Quincy are 30% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Quincy.
  • 87.9% of people in Quincy have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.9% of people in Quincy have completed high school.
  • 42.1% of people in Quincy have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Quincy

Completed 8th grade87.9%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school86.9%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college63.4%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.8%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.1%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters15.6%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.7%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%2.6%1.3%

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

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Source: The Quincy, 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.