Shady Side school information

IndexShady SideMarylandNational
Average Test Scores46%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools11,16379,221
Total private schoolsn/a67424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1127,963
The Shady Side, MD educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Shady Side public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 11% higher than than the Maryland average and 7% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Shady Side public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.3% have completed high school, 29.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Shady Side are 7% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Shady Side.
  • 87.6% of people in Shady Side have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.3% of people in Shady Side have completed high school.
  • 29.1% of people in Shady Side have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Shady Side

IndexShady SideMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade87.6%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school86.3%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college61.8%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.8%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.1%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters13.4%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.4%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.5%2.5%1.3%

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

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Croom, MD2,64577%55%
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Shady Side, MD6,06646%7%

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Shady Side, MD6,06646%7%
Source: The Shady Side, 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.