Norristown school information

IndexNorristownPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores67%72%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools152,56379,235
Total private schools111,62624,875
Total post-secondary schools34067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Norristown are 1% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Norristown.
  • 79.8% of people in Norristown have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.6% of people in Norristown have completed high school.
  • 18.3% of people in Norristown have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Norristown

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  • Cole Manor El Sch2350 Springview RdGrades: KG - 04Students: 458 · Ratio: 16:176
  • East Norriton Ms330 Roland DrGrades: 05 - 08Students: 919 · Ratio: 14:165
  • Eisenhower Ms1601 Markley StGrades: 05 - 08Students: 537 · Ratio: 12:153
  • Gotwals El Sch1 E Oak StGrades: KG - 04Students: 418 · Ratio: 15:180
  • Hancock El SchArch & Summit StreetsGrades: KG - 04Students: 397 · Ratio: 17:169
  • Marshall Street El Sch1525 W Marshall StGrades: KG - 04Students: 616 · Ratio: 15:174
  • Norristown Area Hs1900 Eagle DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,871 · Ratio: 14:152
  • Paul V Fly El Sch2920 Potshop RdGrades: KG - 04Students: 537 · Ratio: 13:182
  • Pennsylvania Virtual Cs1 West Main StreetGrades: KG - 12Students: 3,353 · Ratio: 28:162
  • Roosevelt Altern Sch1161 Markley StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 9 · Ratio: 8:1n/a
  • Stewart Ms1315 W Marshall StGrades: 05 - 08Students: 511 · Ratio: 12:161
  • Whitehall El Sch399 N Whitehall RdGrades: KG - 04Students: 467 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Woodland El Sch2700 Woodland AveGrades: KG - 04Students: 319 · Ratio: 11:1n/a

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Compare Norristown, PA Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in Norristown

IndexNorristownPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade79.8%86.5%83.8%
Completed high school77.6%85.0%82.4%
Completed some college41.7%52.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree24.2%35.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.3%28.1%29.3%
Completed masters5.5%11.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Devon, PA1,79095%39%
Bryn Mawr, PA3,50795%39%
Chalfont, PA4,05295%39%
Telford, PA4,91094%37%
Doylestown, PA8,35393%37%
Norristown, PA34,45467%1%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Newnan, GA34,45787%28%
Orangevale, CA34,44969%2%
Mooresville, NC34,46687%28%
Brunswick, OH34,43888%30%
Glendale Heights, IL34,43678%15%
Norristown, PA34,45467%1%
Source: The Norristown, PA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.