Swampscott school information

Average Test Scores81%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools61,16779,221
Total private schoolsn/a50824,874
Total post-secondary schools11937,963
The Swampscott, MA educational system consists of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Swampscott public schools have average test scores of 81% which is 26% higher than than the Massachusetts average and 64% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Swampscott public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.3% have completed high school, 55.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 9.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Swampscott are 64% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Swampscott.
  • 94.4% of people in Swampscott have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.3% of people in Swampscott have completed high school.
  • 55.0% of people in Swampscott have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Swampscott

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  • Clarke100 Middlesex AvenueGrades: KG - 4Students: 209 · Ratio: 11:177
  • Hadley24 Redington StreetGrades: KG - 4Students: 292 · Ratio: 14:177
  • Stanley10 Whitman RdGrades: KG - 4Students: 294 · Ratio: 13:177
  • Swampscott High200 Essex StreetGrades: 9 - 12Students: 679 · Ratio: 12:194
  • Swampscott Middle School207 Forrest AvenueGrades: 5 - 8Students: 776 · Ratio: 13:179

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Education level achieved in Swampscott

Completed 8th grade94.4%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school94.3%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college78.5%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree61.9%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors55.0%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters25.2%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.3%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.3%2.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lynnfield, MA12,48989%80%
Belmont, MA25,55588%79%
Boxford, MA2,47288%78%
Winchester, MA22,49188%78%
Melrose, MA27,78783%69%
Swampscott, MA14,25081%64%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Red Hill, SC14,25140%20%
Lincoln, IL14,25330%38%
Carthage, MO14,24748%3%
Highland Park, NJ14,24551%3%
Moorestown-Lenola, NJ14,25672%46%
Swampscott, MA14,25081%64%
Source: The Swampscott, 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.