Salisbury school information

IndexSalisburyMarylandNational
Average Test Scores39%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools181,16379,221
Total private schools1267424,874
Total post-secondary schools31127,963
The Salisbury, MD educational system consists of 18 public schools, 12 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Salisbury public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 6% lower than than the Maryland average and 21% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Salisbury public schools is 13:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.8% have completed high school, 26.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Salisbury are 21% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Salisbury.
  • 84.5% of people in Salisbury have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.8% of people in Salisbury have completed high school.
  • 26.9% of people in Salisbury have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Salisbury

IndexSalisburyMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade84.5%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school83.8%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college56.1%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.4%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.9%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters10.8%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.7%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%2.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Snow Hill, MD2,20867%37%
Delmar, DE1,79252%5%
Mardela Springs, MD34742%15%
Willards, MD92235%30%
Delmar, MD3,17534%32%
Salisbury, MD32,33839%21%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
University Place, WA32,34260%22%
Douglasville, GA32,31735%29%
Adelanto, CA32,31115%69%
Valparaiso, IN32,27180%64%
Alabaster, AL32,26946%7%
Salisbury, MD32,33839%21%
Source: The Salisbury, 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.