Nanticoke school information

IndexNanticokePennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores32%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:116:116:1
Total public schools62,56379,221
Total private schools21,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963
The Nanticoke, PA educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Nanticoke public schools have average test scores of 32% which is 39% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 35% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Nanticoke public schools is 20:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.5% have completed high school, 15.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Nanticoke are 35% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Nanticoke.
  • 84.7% of people in Nanticoke have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.5% of people in Nanticoke have completed high school.
  • 15.2% of people in Nanticoke have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Nanticoke

IndexNanticokePennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade84.7%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.5%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college45.9%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.6%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.2%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters5.2%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dallas, PA2,78770%43%
Plymouth, PA5,86569%40%
Mountain Top, PA11,29866%35%
Nescopeck, PA1,62762%26%
Berwick, PA10,27661%24%
Nanticoke, PA10,30232%35%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Northbrook, OH10,29765%31%
Fairmont, MN10,31135%29%
Quartz Hill, CA10,29137%25%
Pleasant Grove, AL10,28430%39%
Pella, IA10,28088%78%
Nanticoke, PA10,30232%35%
Source: The Nanticoke, 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.