Tower City school information

IndexTower CityPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores76%72%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools22,56379,235
Total private schoolsn/a1,62624,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Tower City are 12% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Tower City.
  • 82.7% of people in Tower City have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.8% of people in Tower City have completed high school.
  • 9.4% of people in Tower City have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Williams Valley El Sch10400 State Route 209Grades: KG - 06Students: 566 · Ratio: 15:176
  • Williams Valley Jshs10330 State Route 209Grades: 07 - 12Students: 462 · Ratio: 13:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Tower City

IndexTower CityPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade82.7%86.5%83.8%
Completed high school80.8%85.0%82.4%
Completed some college34.8%52.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree17.0%35.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors9.4%28.1%29.3%
Completed masters3.1%11.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.3%1.3%

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

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Klingerstown, PA8891%34%
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Bethel, PA75177%13%
Pine Grove, PA2,12574%8%
Lykens, PA1,63173%8%
Tower City, PA1,27876%12%

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Tower City, PA1,27876%12%
Source: The Tower City, 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.