Wilkinsburg school information

IndexWilkinsburgPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores20%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:116:116:1
Total public schools42,56379,221
Total private schools11,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Wilkinsburg, PA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Wilkinsburg public schools have average test scores of 20% which is 63% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 60% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Wilkinsburg public schools is 11:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.2% have completed high school, 30.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Wilkinsburg are 60% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Wilkinsburg.
  • 85.8% of people in Wilkinsburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.2% of people in Wilkinsburg have completed high school.
  • 30.7% of people in Wilkinsburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Wilkinsburg

IndexWilkinsburgPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade85.8%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school85.2%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college61.2%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.7%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters12.0%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.4%1.3%

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

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Gibsonia, PA2,64079%60%
Wilkinsburg, PA15,79720%60%

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Source: The Wilkinsburg, 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.