Belle Vernon school information

IndexBelle VernonPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores68%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:116:116:1
Total public schools52,56379,221
Total private schools21,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Belle Vernon, PA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Belle Vernon public schools have average test scores of 68% which is 27% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 37% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Belle Vernon public schools is 20:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.2% have completed high school, 10.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Belle Vernon are 37% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Belle Vernon.
  • 79.7% of people in Belle Vernon have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.2% of people in Belle Vernon have completed high school.
  • 10.9% of people in Belle Vernon have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Belle Vernon

IndexBelle VernonPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade79.7%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school79.2%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college33.8%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.3%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.9%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters2.5%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.4%1.3%

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

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Source: The Belle Vernon, 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.