State College school information

IndexState CollegePennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores85%72%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools122,56379,235
Total private schools101,62624,875
Total post-secondary schools34067,965

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  • The average school test scores in State College are 25% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in State College.
  • 96.3% of people in State College have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.8% of people in State College have completed high school.
  • 67.1% of people in State College have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in State College

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  • Centre Learning Community Cs2643 W College AveGrades: 05 - 08Students: 94 · Ratio: 11:174
  • Corl Street El Sch235 Corl StGrades: KG - 05Students: 271 · Ratio: 15:195
  • Easterly Parkway El Sch234 Easterly PkwyGrades: KG - 05Students: 378 · Ratio: 13:183
  • Houserville/Lemont El Sch675 Elmwood StGrades: KG - 05Students: 372 · Ratio: 14:188
  • Mount Nittany El Sch700 Brandywine DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 339 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Mount Nittany Ms656 Brandywine DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 703 · Ratio: 12:189
  • Nittany Valley Cs1612 Norma StGrades: 01 - 08Students: 48 · Ratio: 7:1n/a
  • Park Forest El Sch2181 School DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 498 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Park Forest Ms2180 School DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 823 · Ratio: 13:191
  • Radio Park El Sch800 W Cherry LnGrades: KG - 05Students: 409 · Ratio: 14:184
  • State College Area Hs653 Westerly PkwyGrades: 08 - 12Students: 2,459 · Ratio: 13:179
  • Wonderland Cs2112 Sandy DriveGrades: KG - KGStudents: 29 · Ratio: 8:1n/a
  • Young Scholars Of Central Pa Cs1530 Westerly ParkwayGrades: KG - 06Students: 172 · Ratio: 10:184

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Education level achieved in State College

IndexState CollegePennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade96.3%86.5%83.8%
Completed high school95.8%85.0%82.4%
Completed some college83.8%52.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree71.6%35.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors67.1%28.1%29.3%
Completed masters39.5%11.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree16.1%3.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate13.8%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Centre Hall, PA1,14695%39%
Pine Grove Mills, PA1,13386%26%
Port Matilda, PA70985%25%
Pleasant Gap, PA2,85285%25%
Bellefonte, PA6,25078%14%
State College, PA42,06685%25%

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Midland, MI42,06767%1%
San Bruno, CA42,09063%8%
Hutchinson, KS41,94684%23%
Keller, TX41,91394%38%
Smyrna, TN42,23563%7%
State College, PA42,06685%25%
Source: The State College, 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.