Tamaqua school information

Average Test Scores72%72%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools42,56379,235
Total private schools31,62624,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Tamaqua are 6% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Tamaqua.
  • 79.3% of people in Tamaqua have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.0% of people in Tamaqua have completed high school.
  • 14.5% of people in Tamaqua have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Tamaqua

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  • Rush El Sch50 Meadow AveGrades: KG - 01Students: 252 · Ratio: 25:173
  • Tamaqua Area Ms502 Penn StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 474 · Ratio: 18:180
  • Tamaqua Area Shs500 Penn StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 659 · Ratio: 18:164
  • Tamaqua El SchBoyle AveGrades: 02 - 05Students: 474 · Ratio: 22:173

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Education level achieved in Tamaqua

Completed 8th grade79.3%86.5%83.8%
Completed high school78.0%85.0%82.4%
Completed some college42.7%52.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree24.8%35.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors14.5%28.1%29.3%
Completed masters4.1%11.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Friedensburg, PA76594%38%
Cressona, PA1,81589%30%
Kempton, PA12687%27%
New Tripoli, PA74585%25%
Orwigsburg, PA3,05383%22%
Tamaqua, PA6,99472%6%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Stratford, NJ6,99779%16%
Fayetteville, TN6,99152%23%
Russellville, KY6,99853%22%
Umatilla, OR6,99857%16%
Pelham, NY6,98488%29%
Tamaqua, PA6,99472%6%
Source: The Tamaqua, 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.