Forest City school information

IndexForest CityPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores49%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools22,56379,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Forest City, PA educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Forest City public schools have average test scores of 49% which is 8% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 1% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Forest City public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.3% have completed high school, 14.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Forest City are 1% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Forest City.
  • 87.2% of people in Forest City have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.3% of people in Forest City have completed high school.
  • 14.4% of people in Forest City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Forest City

IndexForest CityPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade87.2%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.3%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college38.9%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.6%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.4%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters2.6%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.4%1.3%

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

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Source: The Forest City, 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.