Avg. test scores 35%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 41%
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Springfield school information

Average Test Scores31%52%48%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools511,16779,221
Total private schools1550824,874
Total post-secondary schools81937,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Springfield are 35% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 51 public schools in Springfield
  • 73.2% of people in Springfield have completed 8th grade
  • 70.9% of people in Springfield have completed high school
  • 17.8% of people in Springfield have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Springfield

      Completed 8th grade73.2%88.3%84.3%
      Completed high school70.9%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college46.1%65.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree26.4%49.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors17.8%41.2%30.3%
      Completed masters7.1%18.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.5%5.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%2.6%1.3%

      Springfield, MA School Districts

      • Springfield School District

      There are a total of 51 public schools, 15 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools in Springfield. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Springfield, MA schools is 31%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Springfield, MA, an average of 73.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 70.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Longmeadow, MA15,83771%46.7%
      Wilbraham, MA3,91663%29.9%
      Agawam Town, MA28,70155%13.4%
      Belchertown, MA3,12052%7.3%
      Easthampton Town, MA16,04250%3.9%
      Springfield, MA153,99131%35.2%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Macon-Bibb County, GA153,92526%46.7%
      Pasadena, TX153,28641%15.8%
      Cary, NC155,82262%29.3%
      Alexandria, VA151,47372%48.7%
      McKinney, TX156,82159%22.9%
      Springfield, MA153,99131%35.2%
      Source: The Springfield, 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.