Philadelphia school information

IndexPhiladelphiaNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores59%64%68%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools44,06079,235
Total private schools11,09224,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Philadelphia are 13% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Philadelphia.
  • 84.3% of people in Philadelphia have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.3% of people in Philadelphia have completed high school.
  • 16.8% of people in Philadelphia have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Philadelphia

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  • Indian River High SchoolPo Box 338Grades: 09 - 12Students: 919 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Indian River Intermediate School32430 Us Rt 11Grades: 04 - 05Students: 643 · Ratio: 15:160
  • Indian River Middle SchoolPo Box 429Grades: 06 - 08Students: 829 · Ratio: 15:158
  • Philadelphia Primary SchoolPo Box 397Grades: KG - 03Students: 167 · Ratio: 17:160

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Education level achieved in Philadelphia

IndexPhiladelphiaNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade84.3%83.2%83.8%
Completed high school84.3%81.6%82.4%
Completed some college57.2%58.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree25.3%42.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors16.8%33.7%29.3%
Completed masters7.7%14.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.1%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Brownville, NY92273%7%
Alexandria Bay, NY1,00170%3%
Carthage, NY3,68962%9%
La Fargeville, NY38160%12%
Evans Mills, NY47760%12%
Philadelphia, NY1,13859%13%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Carrollton, AL1,13874%9%
Congress, AZ1,13890%32%
Parker, SD1,13885%24%
Lowell, OR1,13862%9%
Friendship, NY1,13852%23%
Philadelphia, NY1,13859%13%
Source: The Philadelphia, NY 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.