Rising Sun school information

IndexRising SunMarylandNational
Average Test Scores35%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools31,16379,221
Total private schoolsn/a67424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1127,963
The Rising Sun, MD educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Rising Sun public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 17% lower than than the Maryland average and 30% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Rising Sun public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.8% have completed high school, 13.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Rising Sun are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Rising Sun.
  • 80.3% of people in Rising Sun have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.8% of people in Rising Sun have completed high school.
  • 13.9% of people in Rising Sun have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Rising Sun

IndexRising SunMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade80.3%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school78.8%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college42.2%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.1%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.9%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters5.9%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%2.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bel Air South, MD47,48064%30%
West Grove, PA2,85062%26%
Delta, PA70660%21%
Darlington, MD45257%16%
Oxford, PA5,22155%12%
Rising Sun, MD2,81335%30%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lytle, TX2,81057%17%
West, TX2,81668%37%
Norway, MI2,80941%17%
Hayti, MO2,80935%30%
Jesup, IA2,80977%56%
Rising Sun, MD2,81335%30%
Source: The Rising Sun, 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.