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  • Bedford Shs
  • 330 E John St, Bedford
  • Bedford Area SD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 626
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
58%
  • Bedford El School
  • 3639 Business Route 220, Bedford
  • Bedford Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 742
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
44%
  • Bedford Middle School
  • 440 E Watson St, Bedford
  • Bedford Area SD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 467
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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Bedford school information

IndexBedfordPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores61%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools32,56379,221
Total private schools41,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Bedford, PA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Bedford public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 15% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 24% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bedford public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.4% have completed high school, 23.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Bedford

IndexBedfordPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade86.7%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school85.4%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college47.8%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.0%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.5%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters12.6%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.8%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.4%1.3%

Bedford, PA School Districts

Bedford Area School District

There are a total of 3 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Bedford. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Bedford, PA schools is 61%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Bedford, PA, an average of 86.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Bedford 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 Bedford, PA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Saxton, PA76255%11%
New Paris, PA21451%3%
Stonerstown, PA41747%4%
Earlston, PA1,02846%7%
Everett, PA2,10338%22%
Bedford, PA2,76361%24%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bethel, OH2,76383%68%
Girard, KS2,76335%29%
Rancho Santa Fe, CA2,76380%63%
Springtown, TX2,76373%49%
Davis, OK2,76266%35%
Bedford, PA2,76361%24%
Source: The Bedford, 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.
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