Cressona school information

IndexCressonaPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores62%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools12,56379,221
Total private schools11,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Cressona, PA educational system consists of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Cressona public schools have average test scores of 62% which is 17% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 26% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cressona public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.5% have completed high school, 12.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cressona are 26% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Cressona.
  • 83.5% of people in Cressona have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.5% of people in Cressona have completed high school.
  • 12.2% of people in Cressona have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cressona

IndexCressonaPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade83.5%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.5%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college45.3%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.5%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.2%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters4.4%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.2%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.4%1.3%

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

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Cressona, PA1,79862%26%

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Source: The Cressona, PA 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.