Education Data

Cambridge Public Schools

The Cambridge Public Schools (CPS) track a wide variety of data related to the make up of the student population and educational outcomes.

The following CPS information about is available here:

Note that the Enrollment and Language data here is based on the annual October 1 census of students. A second census occurs on January 1 and is the basis for some publicly available data sets and reports.  Figures can differ significantly beaten the two dates. 

Additional CPS enrollment, educational outcome and financial statistics can be found at the following locations:

Post-Secondary Institutions

Each year CDD receives Town-Gown Reports form Cambridge College, Harvard University, Lesley University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  These reports include a range of data about each school's student population, faculty and staff, facilities, and long range plans.

Go to the Town Gown Reports.

Census Tables

The American Community Survey includes a number of tables related to educational achievement and student enrollment. You can gain access to this data through the Census Bureau's American Factfinder web site.

Limited education data from the 1980, 1990 and 2000 decennial censuses and the 2007 - 2011 American Community Survey can be found in the Neighborhood Statistical Profile.

For More Information

For more information about socioeconomic and demographic statistics about Cambridge, please contact Cliff Cook,, Planning Information Manager, at 617/349-4656.