Bessemer school information

IndexBessemerPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores60%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools22,56379,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Bessemer, PA educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Bessemer public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 14% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 22% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bessemer public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.6% have completed high school, 13.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bessemer are 22% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Bessemer.
  • 87.3% of people in Bessemer have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.6% of people in Bessemer have completed high school.
  • 13.5% of people in Bessemer have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Mohawk El SchoolMohawk School RoadGrades: KG - 6Students: 797 · Ratio: 14:159
  • Mohawk JshsMohawk School RoadGrades: 7 - 12Students: 697 · Ratio: 13:162

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Education level achieved in Bessemer

IndexBessemerPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade87.3%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school86.6%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college40.9%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.5%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters3.2%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Canfield, OH7,37690%83%
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Poland, OH2,67189%82%
Columbiana, OH6,46384%71%
McDonald, OH3,17382%66%
Bessemer, PA1,20060%22%

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Bessemer, PA1,20060%22%
Source: The Bessemer, 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.