Bristol school information

Average Test Scores34%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools52,56379,221
Total private schools41,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963
The Bristol, PA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 4 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Bristol public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 37% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 32% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bristol public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.7% have completed high school, 14.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bristol are 32% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Bristol.
  • 86.2% of people in Bristol have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.7% of people in Bristol have completed high school.
  • 14.5% of people in Bristol have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bristol

Completed 8th grade86.2%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school85.7%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college41.2%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.7%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.5%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters5.2%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Doylestown, PA8,30580%63%
Newtown, PA2,02876%54%
Moorestown-Lenola, NJ14,25672%46%
Greentree, NJ11,31970%43%
Richboro, PA6,35770%41%
Bristol, PA9,59334%32%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Aiea, HI9,59432%36%
Astoria, OR9,59543%12%
Rainbow City, AL9,59047%4%
Harvard, IL9,58912%75%
Country Club, CA9,59724%52%
Bristol, PA9,59334%32%
Source: The Bristol, 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.