West Hartford school information

IndexWest HartfordConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores65%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools1765479,221
Total private schools1420724,874
Total post-secondary schools6817,963
The West Hartford, CT educational system consists of 17 public schools, 14 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools. West Hartford public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 38% higher than than the Connecticut average and 31% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Hartford public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.4% have completed high school, 61.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 13.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Hartford are 31% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in West Hartford.
  • 92.8% of people in West Hartford have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.4% of people in West Hartford have completed high school.
  • 61.7% of people in West Hartford have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Hartford

IndexWest HartfordConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade92.8%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school92.4%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college79.0%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree67.3%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors61.7%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters33.3%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree13.2%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.1%1.7%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
West Simsbury, CT2,35476%53%
Simsbury Center, CT5,96874%50%
Weatogue, CT3,17972%45%
Salmon Brook, CT2,56870%42%
Tariffville, CT1,31570%41%
West Hartford, CT63,18765%31%

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Eden Prairie, MN63,20675%52%
Mansfield, TX63,14183%69%
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West Hartford, CT63,18765%31%
Source: The West Hartford, 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.