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Avg. test scores 15%
High school dipl. 13%
Bachelors degree 107%

Towson school information

IndexTowsonMarylandNational
Average Test Scores57%41%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools41,16379,221
Total private schools767424,874
Total post-secondary schools51127,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Towson are 15% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Towson
  • 94.5% of people in Towson have completed 8th grade
  • 94.0% of people in Towson have completed high school
  • 62.6% of people in Towson have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Towson

      IndexTowsonMarylandNational
      Completed 8th grade94.5%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school94.0%86.5%83.0%
      Completed some college81.2%64.2%59.4%
      Completed associate degree67.9%44.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors62.6%38.4%30.3%
      Completed masters32.7%17.7%11.5%
      Completed professional degree11.7%5.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate5.0%2.5%1.3%

      Towson, MD School Districts

      • Baltimore County Public Schools

      There are a total of 4 public schools, 7 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in Towson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Towson, MD schools is 57%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Towson, MD, an average of 94.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Fallston, MD9,57079%60%
      Hampton, MD4,83069%41%
      Bel Air North, MD31,73469%40%
      Bel Air CDP, MD1,38368%38%
      Ellicott City, MD70,78067%36%
      Towson, MD58,18957%15%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Eastvale, CA58,21751%3%
      Novi, MI58,23362%26%
      Kokomo, IN58,07558%17%
      Bartlett, TN58,31859%20%
      Port Charlotte, FL58,00150%1%
      Towson, MD58,18957%15%
      Source: The Towson, 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.