B+
Avg. test scores 22%
High school dipl. 10%
Bachelors degree 33%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Shelton, CT School Districts

      • Shelton School District

      There are a total of 11 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Shelton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Shelton, CT schools is 60%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Shelton, CT, an average of 91.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      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.