Shelton school information

IndexSheltonConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores60%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools1165479,221
Total private schools120724,874
Total post-secondary schools1817,963
The Shelton, CT educational system consists of 11 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Shelton public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 29% higher than than the Connecticut average and 22% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Shelton public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.2% have completed high school, 40.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Shelton are 22% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Shelton.
  • 91.8% of people in Shelton have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.2% of people in Shelton have completed high school.
  • 40.2% of people in Shelton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Shelton

IndexSheltonConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade91.8%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school91.2%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college65.0%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree48.4%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors40.2%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters16.7%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.1%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.7%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Westport, CT27,51179%60%
Orange, CT13,94172%45%
Newtown, CT2,00970%42%
Trumbull, CT36,47769%40%
Cheshire Village, CT6,10367%37%
Shelton, CT40,97960%22%

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Beverly, MA40,96765%32%
Wilkes-Barre, PA40,96426%47%
Edmonds, WA41,02057%15%
Mankato, MN40,90058%18%
Coram, NY40,89956%13%
Shelton, CT40,97960%22%
Source: The Shelton, CT 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.