Lewistown school information

IndexLewistownPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores37%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:116:116:1
Total public schools92,56379,221
Total private schools11,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963
The Lewistown, PA educational system consists of 9 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Lewistown public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 30% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 24% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lewistown public schools is 12:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.8% have completed high school, 11.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lewistown are 24% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Lewistown.
  • 76.7% of people in Lewistown have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.8% of people in Lewistown have completed high school.
  • 11.6% of people in Lewistown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lewistown

IndexLewistownPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade76.7%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school75.8%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college34.2%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.4%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.6%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters4.5%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lemont, PA2,14477%56%
State College, PA42,07464%29%
Church Hill, PA1,48955%12%
Strodes Mills, PA54455%11%
Highland Park, PA1,23253%7%
Lewistown, PA8,30037%24%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Upper Saddle River, NJ8,30178%59%
Smithfield, VA8,30475%52%
Doylestown, PA8,30580%63%
Albion, MI8,29318%64%
St. Joseph, MI8,30758%17%
Lewistown, PA8,30037%24%
Source: The Lewistown, 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.