Thurmont school information

IndexThurmontMarylandNational
Average Test Scores51%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools41,16379,221
Total private schoolsn/a67424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1127,963
The Thurmont, MD educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Thurmont public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 23% higher than than the Maryland average and 4% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Thurmont public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Maryland and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.1% have completed high school, 27.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Thurmont are 4% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Thurmont.
  • 87.4% of people in Thurmont have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.1% of people in Thurmont have completed high school.
  • 27.1% of people in Thurmont have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Thurmont

IndexThurmontMarylandNational
Completed 8th grade87.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school86.1%86.5%83.0%
Completed some college59.8%64.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.1%44.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.1%38.4%30.3%
Completed masters11.0%17.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%5.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%2.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Linganore, MD9,39570%43%
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Union Bridge, MD88062%26%
Gettysburg, PA7,64361%24%
Thurmont, MD6,43551%4%

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Plumas Lake, CA6,43448%2%
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Barberton, WA6,44055%11%
Thurmont, MD6,43551%4%
Source: The Thurmont, MD 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.