Monessen school information

Average Test Scores31%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools32,56379,221
Total private schools11,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963
The Monessen, PA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Monessen public schools have average test scores of 31% which is 42% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 37% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Monessen public schools is 15:1, 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, 86.1% have completed high school, 17.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Monessen are 37% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Monessen.
  • 87.2% of people in Monessen have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.1% of people in Monessen have completed high school.
  • 17.9% of people in Monessen have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Monessen

Completed 8th grade87.2%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school86.1%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college46.3%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.7%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.9%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.4%1.3%

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

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Monessen, PA7,53031%37%

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Monessen, PA7,53031%37%
Source: The Monessen, 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.