Scranton school information

IndexScrantonPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores35%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools202,56379,235
Total private schools241,62624,875
Total post-secondary schools84067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Scranton are 28% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Scranton.
  • 82.3% of people in Scranton have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.4% of people in Scranton have completed high school.
  • 21.4% of people in Scranton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Scranton

IndexScrantonPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade82.3%86.5%83.8%
Completed high school81.4%85.0%82.4%
Completed some college46.4%52.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree28.7%35.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors21.4%28.1%29.3%
Completed masters7.3%11.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Waverly, PA52982%67%
Jermyn, PA2,23676%54%
Clarks Summit, PA5,10171%43%
Plymouth, PA5,90569%40%
Dalton, PA1,26567%36%
Scranton, PA75,84235%28%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Alameda, CA75,76359%21%
Silver Spring, MD75,74834%31%
Kennewick, WA75,97144%10%
Arlington Heights, IL75,57761%24%
Chino Hills, CA76,18762%25%
Scranton, PA75,84235%28%
Source: The Scranton, 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.