McKeesport school information

IndexMcKeesportPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores28%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools32,56379,221
Total private schools21,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963
The McKeesport, PA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. McKeesport public schools have average test scores of 28% which is 47% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 43% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of McKeesport public schools is 13:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.3% have completed high school, 12.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in McKeesport are 43% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in McKeesport.
  • 80.5% of people in McKeesport have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.3% of people in McKeesport have completed high school.
  • 12.3% of people in McKeesport have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in McKeesport

IndexMcKeesportPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade80.5%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school79.3%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college41.0%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.7%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.3%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters4.2%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.4%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in McKeesport (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%
Murrysville, PA20,15975%52%
McKeesport, PA19,52928%43%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Castaic, CA19,52945%8%
Bryant, AR19,52941%17%
Clemmons, NC19,53664%29%
Upper St. Clair, PA19,52181%64%
Papillion, NE19,52086%76%
McKeesport, PA19,52928%43%
Source: The McKeesport, 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.