Petersburg school information

Average Test Scores81%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio29:122:116:1
Total public schools31,75579,235
Total private schoolsn/a67524,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1417,965

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  • The average school test scores in Petersburg are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Petersburg.
  • 77.5% of people in Petersburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.4% of people in Petersburg have completed high school.
  • 11.3% of people in Petersburg have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Petersburg

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  • Petersburg Elementary School1415 E Alford StGrades: PK - 05Students: 471 · Ratio: 17:184
  • Pike Central High Sch1810 E Sr 56Grades: 09 - 12Students: 599 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Pike Central Middle School1814 E Sr 56Grades: 06 - 08Students: 446 · Ratio: 16:177

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Education level achieved in Petersburg

Completed 8th grade77.5%84.4%83.8%
Completed high school74.4%82.6%82.4%
Completed some college36.9%52.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree19.7%31.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors11.3%23.6%29.3%
Completed masters5.3%8.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Otwell, IN34594%38%
Montgomery, IN37090%32%
Francisco, IN77183%22%
Winslow, IN1,09982%20%
Washington, IN11,75875%11%
Petersburg, IN2,51381%18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Skaneateles, NY2,51383%21%
Shallowater, TX2,51469%2%
Wernersville, PA2,51287%28%
Abita Springs, LA2,51286%26%
Williamsburg, OH2,51284%24%
Petersburg, IN2,51381%18%
Source: The Petersburg, IN 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.