Scarborough school information

IndexScarboroughMaineNational
Average Test Scores62%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools634579,221
Total private schools18924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a457,963
The Scarborough, ME educational system consists of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Scarborough public schools have average test scores of 62% which is 52% higher than than the Maine average and 26% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Scarborough public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Maine and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.6% have completed high school, 49.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.8% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Scarborough are 26% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Scarborough.
  • 90.9% of people in Scarborough have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.6% of people in Scarborough have completed high school.
  • 49.0% of people in Scarborough have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Scarborough

IndexScarboroughMaineNational
Completed 8th grade90.9%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school88.6%86.8%83.0%
Completed some college70.4%58.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree58.7%39.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors49.0%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters17.9%10.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.8%3.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Yarmouth, ME5,70969%41%
West Kennebunk, ME1,01163%27%
Kennebunk, ME5,57962%25%
Cumberland Center, ME2,47561%24%
Little Falls, ME63557%16%
Scarborough, ME5,26862%26%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Williamsville, NY5,26969%40%
Bliss Corner, MA5,26680%63%
Shillington, PA5,26553%8%
East Moriches, NY5,27260%21%
Crossett, AR5,27223%53%
Scarborough, ME5,26862%26%
Source: The Scarborough, ME 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.