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  • Ambridge Area High School
  • 909 Duss Avenue, Ambridge
  • Ambridge Area SD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 779
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Highland El School
  • 1101 Highland Avenue, Ambridge
  • Ambridge Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 483
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1

Ambridge school information

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.

Education level achieved in Ambridge

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%

Ambridge, PA School Districts

Ambridge Area School District

There are a total of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Ambridge. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Ambridge, PA schools is 47%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Ambridge, PA, an average of 83.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Ambridge schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Ambridge, PA schools.

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Ambridge, PA6,89147%4%

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Kingston, RI6,89155%11%
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Ambridge, PA6,89147%4%
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.