Somerset school information

Average Test Scores68%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools61,16779,221
Total private schools150824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,963
The Somerset, MA educational system consists of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Somerset public schools have average test scores of 68% which is 7% higher than than the Massachusetts average and 39% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Somerset public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.2% have completed high school, 23.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Somerset are 39% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Somerset.
  • 82.7% of people in Somerset have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.2% of people in Somerset have completed high school.
  • 23.7% of people in Somerset have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Somerset

Completed 8th grade82.7%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school80.2%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college54.3%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.3%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.7%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters8.8%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%2.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Norton Center, MA2,73282%67%
Bliss Corner, MA5,26680%63%
Raynham Center, MA4,35772%47%
Middleborough Center, MA7,41568%38%
Smith Mills, MA4,73267%35%
Somerset, MA18,27968%39%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
North Ogden, UT18,28941%18%
Franklin Park, IL18,29028%44%
Hyattsville, MD18,26231%37%
McAlester, OK18,25569%41%
Steubenville, OH18,30578%59%
Somerset, MA18,27968%39%
Source: The Somerset, MA 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.