Oil City school information

IndexOil CityPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores40%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools72,56379,221
Total private schools31,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools34067,963
The Oil City, PA educational system consists of 7 public schools, 3 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Oil City public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 24% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 18% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Oil City public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.9% have completed high school, 16.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Oil City are 18% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Oil City.
  • 83.7% of people in Oil City have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.9% of people in Oil City have completed high school.
  • 16.8% of people in Oil City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Oil City

IndexOil CityPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade83.7%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.9%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college43.1%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.7%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.8%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters5.0%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Titusville, PA5,41862%25%
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Tionesta, PA35755%11%
Seneca, PA1,31353%8%
Franklin borough, PA24349%1%
Oil City, PA10,20740%18%

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Oil City, PA10,20740%18%
Source: The Oil City, 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.