Duquesne school information

IndexDuquesnePennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores15%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:116:116:1
Total public schools22,56379,221
Total private schools11,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Duquesne, PA educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Duquesne public schools have average test scores of 15% which is 73% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 71% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Duquesne public schools is 11:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.2% have completed high school, 12.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Duquesne are 71% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Duquesne.
  • 82.2% of people in Duquesne have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.2% of people in Duquesne have completed high school.
  • 12.6% of people in Duquesne have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Duquesne

IndexDuquesnePennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade82.2%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school81.2%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college40.7%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.6%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.6%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
McMurray, PA4,90987%76%
Harrison City, PA13582%67%
Upper St. Clair, PA19,52181%64%
Jefferson Hills, PA11,21478%59%
Allison Park, PA21,51575%53%
Duquesne, PA5,53415%71%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Falcon Heights, MN5,53479%60%
Williamston, NC5,53434%32%
Whiteville, NC5,53548%3%
Penn Wynne, PA5,53584%70%
Glencoe, MN5,53550%1%
Duquesne, PA5,53415%71%
Source: The Duquesne, 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.