West Newton school information

IndexWest NewtonPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores42%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools12,56379,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The West Newton, PA educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. West Newton public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 21% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 15% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Newton public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.8% have completed high school, 18.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Newton are 15% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in West Newton.
  • 90.0% of people in West Newton have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.8% of people in West Newton have completed high school.
  • 18.6% of people in West Newton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Newton

IndexWest NewtonPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade90.0%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school88.8%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college51.9%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.0%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.6%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.4%1.3%

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

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Source: The West Newton, 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.