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Avg. test scores 60%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 56%

Stamford school information

IndexStamfordConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores40%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools2465479,221
Total private schools1720724,874
Total post-secondary schools4817,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Stamford are 18% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 24 public schools in Stamford
  • 88.7% of people in Stamford have completed 8th grade
  • 87.6% of people in Stamford have completed high school
  • 47.3% of people in Stamford have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Stamford

      IndexStamfordConnecticutNational
      Completed 8th grade88.7%88.0%84.3%
      Completed high school87.6%86.9%83.0%
      Completed some college67.8%62.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree52.7%45.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors47.3%38.0%30.3%
      Completed masters20.9%16.8%11.5%
      Completed professional degree6.0%4.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.1%1.7%1.3%

      Stamford, CT School Districts

      • Stamford School District

      There are a total of 24 public schools, 17 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Stamford. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Stamford, CT schools is 40%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Stamford, CT, an average of 88.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 87.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Riverside, CT8,28983%68%
      Old Greenwich, CT7,00082%67%
      Lattingtown, NY1,67181%65%
      Armonk, NY4,30381%64%
      Greenlawn, NY14,20880%62%
      Stamford, CT127,41040%18%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Topeka, KS127,47232%35%
      Surprise, AZ127,49239%21%
      Coral Springs, FL127,67356%14%
      Concord, CA126,93833%32%
      Elizabeth, NJ128,04226%47%
      Stamford, CT127,41040%18%
      Source: The Stamford, 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.