Westport school information

IndexWestportConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores79%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools965479,221
Total private schools320724,874
Total post-secondary schools2817,963
The Westport, CT educational system consists of 9 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Westport public schools have average test scores of 79% which is 68% higher than than the Connecticut average and 60% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Westport public schools is 11:1, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 98.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 98.0% have completed high school, 76.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 11.5% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Westport are 60% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Westport.
  • 98.3% of people in Westport have completed 8th grade.
  • 98.0% of people in Westport have completed high school.
  • 76.9% of people in Westport have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Westport

IndexWestportConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade98.3%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school98.0%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college88.3%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree80.1%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors76.9%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters38.9%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree11.5%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.9%1.7%1.3%

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

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Ridgefield, CT7,55274%51%
Bayville, NY6,74572%46%
Westport, CT27,51179%60%

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Westport, CT27,51179%60%
Source: The Westport, 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.