Williamsport school information

IndexWilliamsportPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores52%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools142,56379,221
Total private schools81,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools44067,963
The Williamsport, PA educational system consists of 14 public schools, 8 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Williamsport public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 1% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 6% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Williamsport public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.0% have completed high school, 20.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Williamsport are 6% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Williamsport.
  • 80.8% of people in Williamsport have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.0% of people in Williamsport have completed high school.
  • 20.0% of people in Williamsport have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Williamsport

IndexWilliamsportPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade80.8%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school80.0%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college48.2%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.3%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.0%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters7.1%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.8%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Montoursville, PA4,57269%41%
South Williamsport, PA6,32865%32%
Turbotville, PA69165%31%
Montgomery, PA1,45463%29%
Muncy, PA2,39363%29%
Williamsport, PA29,18052%6%

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Herriman, UT29,17649%0%
Russellville, AR29,13634%31%
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Williamsport, PA29,18052%6%
Source: The Williamsport, 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.