Sunbury school information

IndexSunburyPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores53%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools52,56379,221
Total private schools21,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools34067,963
The Sunbury, PA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Sunbury 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 Sunbury public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.8% have completed high school, 9.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Sunbury are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Sunbury.
  • 77.2% of people in Sunbury have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.8% of people in Sunbury have completed high school.
  • 9.8% of people in Sunbury have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sunbury

IndexSunburyPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade77.2%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school73.8%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college29.2%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.7%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.8%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters2.4%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lewisburg, PA5,75778%59%
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Danville, PA4,66471%44%
Montandon, PA93962%26%
New Columbia, PA87662%26%
Sunbury, PA9,70553%8%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cairo, GA9,70823%53%
Bluffton, IN9,70273%49%
Gateway, FL9,69953%7%
Brownfield, TX9,71652%6%
Corte Madera, CA9,69480%62%
Sunbury, PA9,70553%8%
Source: The Sunbury, 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.