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Avg. test scores 77%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 50%

Waterbury school information

IndexWaterburyConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores23%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools3065479,221
Total private schools1420724,874
Total post-secondary schools5817,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Waterbury are 53% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 30 public schools in Waterbury
  • 76.9% of people in Waterbury have completed 8th grade
  • 74.1% of people in Waterbury have completed high school
  • 15.1% of people in Waterbury have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Waterbury

      IndexWaterburyConnecticutNational
      Completed 8th grade76.9%88.0%84.3%
      Completed high school74.1%86.9%83.0%
      Completed some college43.0%62.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree22.7%45.5%38.5%
      Completed bachelors15.1%38.0%30.3%
      Completed masters5.8%16.8%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.2%4.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.7%1.3%

      Waterbury, CT School Districts

      • Waterbury School District

      There are a total of 30 public schools, 14 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in Waterbury. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Waterbury, CT schools is 23%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Waterbury, CT, an average of 76.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 74.1% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Newtown, CT2,00970%42%
      Cheshire Village, CT6,10367%37%
      West Hartford, CT63,18765%31%
      Bethlehem Village, CT1,85262%26%
      Litchfield, CT1,32962%25%
      Waterbury, CT109,21123%53%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Billings, MT109,08938%22%
      San Buenaventura (Ventura), CA109,06747%5%
      High Point, NC108,98236%27%
      Temecula, CA108,96554%10%
      Cambridge, MA108,75766%34%
      Waterbury, CT109,21123%53%
      Source: The Waterbury, CT 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.