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Taunton school information

Index Taunton Massachusetts National
Average Test Scores42%52%48%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools161,16779,221
Total private schools550824,874
Total post-secondary schools21937,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Taunton are 13% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Taunton
  • 81.8% of people in Taunton have completed 8th grade
  • 79.8% of people in Taunton have completed high school
  • 20.2% of people in Taunton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Taunton

      Index Taunton Massachusetts National
      Completed 8th grade81.8%88.3%84.3%
      Completed high school79.8%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college49.6%65.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree29.8%49.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors20.2%41.2%30.3%
      Completed masters5.9%18.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.8%5.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%2.6%1.3%

      Taunton, MA School Districts

      • Taunton School District

      There are a total of 16 public schools, 5 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Taunton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Taunton, MA schools is 42%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Taunton, MA, an average of 81.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Sharon, MA6,21777%60.0%
      Foxborough, MA6,11963%30.6%
      Raynham Center, MA4,56162%28.6%
      Bridgewater, MA8,54462%28.1%
      Abington, MA16,55757%19.1%
      Taunton, MA57,32742%13.5%

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      Casa Grande, AZ57,31838%21.7%
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      Bradenton, FL57,34650%3.3%
      Richland, WA57,35358%20.1%
      Huntersville, NC57,28853%9.5%
      Taunton, MA57,32742%13.5%
      Source: The Taunton, MA education data displayed above is derived from the 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.