Ligonier school information

IndexLigonierPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores72%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools32,56379,221
Total private schools21,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Ligonier, PA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Ligonier public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 36% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 46% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ligonier public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.4% have completed high school, 41.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Ligonier are 46% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Ligonier.
  • 94.0% of people in Ligonier have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.4% of people in Ligonier have completed high school.
  • 41.1% of people in Ligonier have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Ligonier

IndexLigonierPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade94.0%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school93.4%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college69.2%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.8%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.1%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters14.2%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.0%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.8%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Boswell, PA1,27175%51%
New Alexandria, PA70370%41%
Norvelt, PA1,10865%31%
Derry, PA2,61462%25%
Latrobe, PA8,13559%20%
Ligonier, PA1,44372%46%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Whitmire, SC1,44438%22%
Middletown, VA1,44266%33%
Mount Pulaski, IL1,44435%29%
Newport, PA1,44257%15%
Vanceburg, KY1,44245%10%
Ligonier, PA1,44372%46%
Source: The Ligonier, 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.