West Pittston school information

IndexWest PittstonPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores55%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 Pittston, PA educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. West Pittston public schools have average test scores of 55% which is 3% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 11% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Pittston public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.9% have completed high school, 32.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Pittston are 11% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in West Pittston.
  • 91.8% of people in West Pittston have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.9% of people in West Pittston have completed high school.
  • 32.2% of people in West Pittston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Pittston

IndexWest PittstonPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade91.8%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school90.9%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college62.1%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.2%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.2%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters9.3%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.4%1.3%

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

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Waverly, PA57982%67%
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Plymouth, PA5,86569%40%
Dalton, PA1,28167%36%
West Pittston, PA4,79355%11%

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Singac, NJ4,79367%36%
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West Pittston, PA4,79355%11%
Source: The West Pittston, 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.