Allentown school information

IndexAllentownPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores39%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:116:116:1
Total public schools342,56379,235
Total private schools241,62624,875
Total post-secondary schools104067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Allentown are 20% 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.

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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.
Walnutport, PA2,05090%82%
Trumbauersville, PA1,08186%74%
Trexlertown, PA1,98479%60%
Coopersburg, PA2,28677%56%
Pennsburg, PA3,87077%56%
Allentown, PA118,79339%20%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Athens, GA118,51430%40%
Midland, TX119,40962%27%
Vallejo, CA118,07823%53%
Santa Clara, CA119,52549%0%
Victorville, CA119,60323%53%
Allentown, PA118,79339%20%
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.