South Amherst school information

IndexSouth AmherstMassachusettsNational
Average Test Scores58%64%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,16779,221
Total private schoolsn/a50824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1937,963
The South Amherst, MA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. South Amherst public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 10% lower than than the Massachusetts average and 17% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of South Amherst public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.4% have completed high school, 67.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 10.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in South Amherst are 17% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in South Amherst.
  • 93.4% of people in South Amherst have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.4% of people in South Amherst have completed high school.
  • 67.0% of people in South Amherst have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in South Amherst

IndexSouth AmherstMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade93.4%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school93.4%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college85.6%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree72.6%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors67.0%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters36.1%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.8%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate8.5%2.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wilbraham, MA3,91680%62%
Amherst Center, MA20,03777%57%
Belchertown, MA3,12074%50%
Hatfield, MA1,48772%46%
South Deerfield, MA1,53870%42%
South Amherst, MA5,28358%17%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Morganville, NJ5,28474%49%
Calistoga, CA5,28133%33%
Huntertown, IN5,28679%61%
Collegeville, PA5,27980%63%
Walterboro, SC5,28738%23%
South Amherst, MA5,28358%17%
Source: The South Amherst, 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.