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Avg. test scores 45%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 93%

Somerville school information

IndexSomervilleMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores55%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools141,16779,221
Total private schools550824,874
Total post-secondary schools11937,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Somerville are 12% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Somerville
  • 88.0% of people in Somerville have completed 8th grade
  • 87.3% of people in Somerville have completed high school
  • 58.6% of people in Somerville have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Somerville

      IndexSomervilleMassachusettsNational
      Completed 8th grade88.0%88.3%84.3%
      Completed high school87.3%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college71.8%65.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree62.4%49.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors58.6%41.2%30.3%
      Completed masters27.6%18.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree8.6%5.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate5.2%2.6%1.3%

      Somerville, MA School Districts

      • Somerville School District

      There are a total of 14 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Somerville. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Somerville, MA schools is 55%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Somerville, MA, an average of 88.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lynnfield, MA12,48989%80%
      Dover, MA2,45389%80%
      Belmont, MA25,55588%79%
      Winchester, MA22,49188%78%
      Lexington, MA32,93688%78%
      Somerville, MA79,50755%12%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Napa, CA79,56737%24%
      Tustin, CA79,39639%20%
      Lawrence, MA79,33751%3%
      New Rochelle, NY79,29945%9%
      Parma, OH80,08871%45%
      Somerville, MA79,50755%12%
      Source: The Somerville, 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.