Ambridge school information

IndexAmbridgePennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores47%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools22,56379,221
Total private schools11,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963
The Ambridge, PA educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Ambridge public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 11% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 4% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ambridge public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.8% have completed high school, 13.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Ambridge are 4% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Ambridge.
  • 83.7% of people in Ambridge have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.8% of people in Ambridge have completed high school.
  • 13.3% of people in Ambridge have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Ambridge

IndexAmbridgePennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade83.7%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.8%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college49.8%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.8%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.3%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters3.4%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.4%1.3%

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Source: The Ambridge, 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.