Allentown school information

IndexAllentownPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores62%72%68%
Student/Teacher ratio19:116:116:1
Total public schools342,56379,235
Total private schools241,62624,875
Total post-secondary schools104067,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Allentown are 8% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 34 public schools in Allentown.
  • 73.9% of people in Allentown have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.4% of people in Allentown have completed high school.
  • 16.2% of people in Allentown have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Allentown

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  • Central El Sch829 W Turner StGrades: 01 - 05Students: 701 · Ratio: 14:142
  • Cetronia Sch3635 BroadwayGrades: KG - 05Students: 59 · Ratio: 17:189
  • Cleveland El Sch424 N 9Th StGrades: 01 - 05Students: 259 · Ratio: 14:145
  • Francis D Raub Ms102 S Saint Cloud StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 902 · Ratio: 14:141
  • Harrison-Morton Ms137 N 2Nd StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 889 · Ratio: 14:142
  • Harry S Truman El Sch1400 Gaskill AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 40 · Ratio: 15:172
  • Hiram W Dodd El Sch1944 S Church StGrades: KG - 05Students: 751 · Ratio: 17:158
  • Jackson El Sch517 N 15Th StGrades: 01 - 05Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:166
  • Jefferson El Sch750 Saint John StGrades: PK - 05Students: 656 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Kratzer Sch2200 Huckleberry RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 401 · Ratio: 15:183
  • Lehigh Park El Sch1708 Coronado StGrades: KG - 05Students: 305 · Ratio: 19:168
  • Lincoln Early Chld Ctr1402 W Walnut StGrades: PK - KGStudents: 279 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Lincoln Leadership Academy Charter School1414 E. Cedar St.Grades: KG - 12Students: 312 · Ratio: 16:149
  • Louis E Dieruff Hs815 N Irving StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,844 · Ratio: 16:136
  • Luis A. Ramos El Sch1424 West Allen StGrades: PK - 05Students: 809 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Mckinley El Sch1124 W Turner StGrades: 01 - 05Students: 244 · Ratio: 12:158
  • Mosser El Sch129 S Dauphin StGrades: KG - 05Students: 651 · Ratio: 15:147
  • Muhlenberg El Sch740 N 21St StGrades: KG - 05Students: 55 · Ratio: 16:175
  • Parkland Shs2700 N Cedar Crest BlvdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 3,155 · Ratio: 18:181
  • Parkway Manor Sch768 Parkway RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 537 · Ratio: 17:190
  • Ritter El Sch740 N Plymouth StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 573 · Ratio: 19:173
  • Roberto Clemente Cs136 S 4Th StreetGrades: 06 - 12Students: 307 · Ratio: 14:165
  • Roosevelt El Sch210 W Susquehanna StGrades: PK - 05Students: 771 · Ratio: 17:156
  • Salisbury Ms3301 Devonshire RdGrades: 06 - 09Students: 562 · Ratio: 14:184
  • Salisbury Shs500 E Montgomery StGrades: 10 - 12Students: 426 · Ratio: 13:179
  • Sheridan El Sch521 N 2Nd StGrades: 01 - 05Students: 627 · Ratio: 17:152
  • South Mountain Ms709 W Emmaus AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,075 · Ratio: 13:149
  • Springhouse Ms1200 Springhouse RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,123 · Ratio: 16:191
  • Trexler Ms851 N 15Th StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 922 · Ratio: 13:145
  • Union Terrace El Sch1939 W Union StGrades: KG - 05Students: 767 · Ratio: 17:157
  • Washington El Sch837 N 9Th StGrades: 01 - 05Students: 547 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Western Salisbury El Sch3201 Devonshire RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 241 · Ratio: 15:185
  • William Allen Hs126 N 17Th StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,923 · Ratio: 15:134

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Education level achieved in Allentown

IndexAllentownPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade73.9%86.5%83.8%
Completed high school71.4%85.0%82.4%
Completed some college41.8%52.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree23.5%35.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors16.2%28.1%29.3%
Completed masters5.3%11.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Coopersburg, PA2,28694%38%
Walnutport, PA2,05090%31%
Hereford, PA70989%31%
Breinigsville, PA4,65188%29%
Alburtis, PA2,37288%29%
Allentown, PA118,79362%8%

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Athens, GA118,51481%19%
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Vallejo, CA118,07841%40%
Santa Clara, CA119,52558%14%
Victorville, CA119,60344%36%
Allentown, PA118,79362%8%
Source: The Allentown, PA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.