Petworth school information

IndexPetworthWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
Average Test Scores14%23%23%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:113:1
Total public schoolsn/a208208
Total private schoolsn/a8787
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3838

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  • The average school test scores in Petworth are 72% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Petworth.
  • 79.4% of people in Petworth have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.7% of people in Petworth have completed high school.
  • 49.2% of people in Petworth have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Petworth

IndexPetworthWashingtonDistrict of Columbia
Completed 8th grade79.4%88.2%88.2%
Completed high school78.7%87.4%87.4%
Completed some college65.9%71.9%71.9%
Completed associate degree53.0%58.5%58.5%
Completed bachelors49.2%55.4%55.4%
Completed masters31.5%32.0%32.0%
Completed professional degree10.0%12.5%12.5%
Completed doctorate3.4%4.1%4.1%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Great Falls, VA15,78695%93%
Wolf Trap, VA16,72295%93%
McLean, VA48,86795%92%
Mantua, VA7,49794%91%
Wakefield, VA12,69793%90%
Washington, DC659,00923%53%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Boston, MA658,27951%3%
Memphis, TN655,85737%25%
Denver, CO663,30329%42%
Seattle, WA668,84957%16%
Nashville, TN643,77143%12%
Washington, DC659,00923%53%
Source: The Petworth, Washington, DC 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.