Pottstown school information

IndexPottstownPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores53%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools162,56379,221
Total private schools81,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools34067,963
The Pottstown, PA educational system consists of 16 public schools, 8 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Pottstown public schools have average test scores of 53% which is equal to than the Pennsylvania average and 8% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pottstown public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.0% have completed high school, 19.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pottstown are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Pottstown.
  • 81.3% of people in Pottstown have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.0% of people in Pottstown have completed high school.
  • 19.0% of people in Pottstown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pottstown

IndexPottstownPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade81.3%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school80.0%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college46.2%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.5%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.0%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Eagleville CDP (Centre County), PA42389%81%
Trumbauersville, PA1,00986%74%
Berwyn, PA3,22883%68%
Devon, PA1,88082%67%
Collegeville, PA5,27980%63%
Pottstown, PA22,61953%8%

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Arnold, MD22,62560%23%
Bloomingdale, FL22,63867%36%
Morrisville, NC22,60082%66%
Pelham, AL22,59639%22%
Wadsworth, OH22,57884%72%
Pottstown, PA22,61953%8%
Source: The Pottstown, 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.