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Bethlehem school information

Index Bethlehem Pennsylvania National
Average Test Scores49%55%48%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools242,56379,221
Total private schools171,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools64067,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Bethlehem are 1% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 24 public schools in Bethlehem
  • 84.7% of people in Bethlehem have completed 8th grade
  • 83.6% of people in Bethlehem have completed high school
  • 26.6% of people in Bethlehem have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Bethlehem

      Index Bethlehem Pennsylvania National
      Completed 8th grade84.7%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school83.6%85.6%83.0%
      Completed some college54.2%53.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree34.6%37.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors26.6%29.3%30.3%
      Completed masters11.4%11.5%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.5%3.3%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.9%1.4%1.3%

      Bethlehem, PA School Districts

      • Bethlehem Area School District
      • Southern Lehigh School District

      There are a total of 24 public schools, 17 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools in Bethlehem. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Bethlehem, PA schools is 49%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Bethlehem, PA, an average of 84.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.6% have completed high school.

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Breinigsville, PA7,57481%68.8%
      Coplay, PA3,20480%65.6%
      Coopersburg, PA2,30677%60.4%
      Nazareth, PA5,70572%50.0%
      Walnutport, PA2,03071%47.9%
      Bethlehem, PA75,57149%1.4%

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      Bethlehem, PA75,57149%1.4%
      Source: The Bethlehem, PA education data displayed above is derived from the 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.