This section of charts contains education data for Brewster CDP Massachusetts based mainly on the latest year 2021 American Community Survey census data but also the survey from Common Core Data available for Public Elementary through Secondary Schools. In Figure 1, the percent of all people aged 25 years or older, who have either graduated from high school or completed the Graduate Equivalency Degree (GED) or some equivalent certification/credential. Brewster CDP depicts it has a High School Grad or higher of 100% which is the largest of all places in the greater Brewster CDP region.
In Figure 2, the percentage of people aged 25 years or older who have graduated from college/university with at least a bachelor's degree is provided. Note that the bachelor's degree is also called a four-year degree because it normally takes four years of full-time study to finish the course curriculum required to obtain the degree. This chart portrays the proportion of the population in this region who are college graduates with at least a bachelor degree or higher. In many ways, this analysis alongside the prior chart are very quick measures of the level of education in any particular area. Brewster CDP depicts it has a Bachelors Degree or higher of 49% which is the second most percent with a bachelors degree or higher of all the places in the greater Brewster CDP region. The place with the highest percent with a bachelors degree or higher in the area is Harwich Center CDP which shows a percent with a bachelors degree of 57% (16.2% larger).
The next chart shows a break down of people who have received a bachelor's degree or higher advanced degree generally in a campus learning environment. In particular, Figure 6, provides the proportional breakdown of all the people who have received a postsecondary education along with what the level of advanced degree that was obtained. Note that these categories do not include any type professional development type activities such as those related to maintaining professional credentials in workshop lessons. Note Professional Degree includes medical, dental, lawyers, etc. Brewster CDP has the percentage of percent of people with a bachelors degree in the center range of other places in the greater region at 26% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of percent of people with a professional school degree at 9% of the total and is ranked #1.
The chart in Figure 7 shows the broad area of academic concentration or the discipline for people who have received a bachelors degree. This high level classification is essentially the field of study for which a degree was obtained. Brewster CDP has the smallest proportion of percent of people with a degree in a science or engineering related at 17.9% of the total. Second, it has the smallest proportion of percent of people with an arts, humanities, or other degree at 5.6% of the total.
The next chart (Figure 8) provides a more detailed deep dive on the category of major degree obtained for people aged 25 years or older who earned a bachelor's degree or higher. Specifically, this frequency distribution details out what the major field of study was the degree obtained. Brewster CDP has the largest proportion of percent of people with a degree in computers, mathematics and statistics at 7.7% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the largest proportion of percent of people with a degree in biological, agricultural, and environmental sciences at 8.5% of the total and is ranked #1. Third, it has the smallest proportion of percent of people with a degree in physical and related sciences at 2.1% of the total. Also, it has one of the largest proportions of percent of people with a degree in psychology at 17.3% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger place being Harwich Center CDP with 20.6%. In addition, it has the smallest proportion of percent of people with a degree in science and engineering related fields at 5.6% of the total. Furthermore, it has the smallest proportion of percent of people with a degree in literature and languages at 2.0% of the total. Next it has the largest proportion of percent of people with a degree in liberal arts and history at 12.0% of the total and is ranked #1.
Figure 9 provides comparative data between the places in the greater Brewster CDP Massachusetts region for broad educational attainment. This analysis uses provides five broad education attainment categories including: No Education/No School, Some High School, High School or equivalent, Some college or Associates Degree, and Bachelors Degree or higher. Brewster CDP has the percentage of percent of people with high school (or ged) in the center range of other places in the local area at 26.8% of the total.
A more detailed frequency distribution of educational attainment is provided in Figure 10. In particular this illustration breaks out the highest levels of university educational opportunities beyond the four year college degree. Included in the breakout are the relative proportion of masters degrees, PhD/Doctorate/Doctorial holders, and professional degrees such as medicine, dentistry, lawyers, etc. Brewster CDP has the largest proportion of percent of people with a professional school degree (e.g. law or medicine) at 5.1% of the total and is ranked #1. The next exhibit (Figure 11) provides detailed cross tabulation analysis that provides education success data broken out or cross tabulated by age group. Please note that the columns add to 100% and you must use the pagination buttons at the bottom of the table to see all the rows.
Figure 12 is a cross tabulation analysis that shows large educational success categories and is broken out or cross tabulated by racial group. Please note that the columns add to 100% and you must use the pagination buttons at the bottom of the table to see all the rows.The final cross tabulation analysis is provided in Figure 13 and shows education success broken out by gender. Please note that the columns add to 100% and you must use the pagination buttons at the bottom of the table to see all the rows.
Brewster CDP Massachusetts School Enrollment Charts
The next section of chart resources look at school enrollment by a variety of educational institutions and are categorized into a number of other groupings. Figure 14 provides the overall school enrollment by broad range of school age/level groupings. Brewster CDP has the largest proportion of percent of children in grades 5 to 8 at 100.0% of the total and is ranked #1.
Figure 15 provides a simple high level comparison of the proportion of students that are enrolled in public schools versus students enrolled in private schools in the Brewster CDP Massachusetts region. Brewster CDP shows percent enrolled in public schools approximately 2.7 times bigger as the percent enrolled in private schools.
Figure 17 provides a comparative analysis all students enrolled in a public high school versus those students who are enrolled in private high school schools. Brewster CDP depicts percent enrolled in a public high school 69.0% larger as the percent enrolled in a private high school.
The next chart in this series of resources shown in Figure 20 looks at the total number of students enrolled in any educational institution for each place in the greater Brewster CDP region. (Total enrollment in this case includes all students from preschool all the way through students enrolled in graduate school.) Brewster CDP depicts it has a Total Enrolled of 154 which is the second smallest when sorted by total population enrolled in school of all the other places in the greater region. The place with the highest total population enrolled in school in the area is Northwest Harwich CDP which shows a total population enrolled in school of 766 (approximately 5.0 times bigger). Comparing total population enrolled in school to the United States average of 80,497,960, Brewster CDP is only about 0.0% the size. Also, in comparison with the state of Massachusetts, total population enrolled in school of 1,702,976, Brewster CDP is only about 0.0% the size.
Brewster CDP Massachusetts Area Schools Charts
Figure 23 lists all the schools in the area along with the school district, county location and other program information/credential such as if they are a public charter school or private charter school or magnet school. Some of the Area Schools are: Eddy Elementary, Stony Brook Elementary, Cape Cod Region Vocational Technical, Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School, and Orleans Elementary. The next illustration in Figure 24 shows the total child school enrollment for all grades (through 12th grade) at the school shown using NCES data (Common Core of Data, Public Elementary-Secondary School Universe Survey.) Looking at Enrollment for Area Schools we find that Nauset Regional High ranks the largest with a value of 960 enrolled students. The next largest values are for: Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High (891), Cape Cod Region Vocational Technical (654), Nauset Regional Middle (585), and Station Avenue Elementary (437). The difference between the highest value (Nauset Regional High) and the next highest (Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High) is that the enrolled students is about 7.7% larger.
Figure 25 show the ratio of the number of students to the number of teachers in the classroom. A good student to teacher ratio should be low because it indicates that there are less students for any one teacher to educate in a class and generally a better learning environment, better success and optimal teaching excellence. Teachers includes all educational staff such as special education teachers and any other educator. Note that distance learning (online learning/remote learning) is not included in these values. Looking at Student to Teacher Ratio for Area Schools we find that Mattacheese Middle School ranks the largest with a value of 8.2 student to teacher ratio. The next largest values are for: Orleans Elementary (8.4), Eastham Elementary (9.4), Eddy Elementary (9.8), and Cape Cod Region Vocational Technical (9.8). The difference between the lowest value (Mattacheese Middle School) and the next lowest (Orleans Elementary) is that the student to teacher ratio is only slightly larger.
The next chart, Figure 26, shows the racial mix of students at each location in this district of the state of Massachusetts department of education.
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