Butler school information

IndexButlerPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores41%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools132,56379,221
Total private schools81,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools24067,963
The Butler, PA educational system consists of 13 public schools, 8 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Butler public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 22% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 16% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Butler public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.2% have completed high school, 16.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Butler are 16% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Butler.
  • 83.0% of people in Butler have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.2% of people in Butler have completed high school.
  • 16.3% of people in Butler have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Butler

IndexButlerPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade83.0%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.2%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college49.4%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.0%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.3%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mars, PA1,41577%57%
Harmony, PA81071%45%
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Meadowood, PA2,75671%43%
Shanor-Northvue, PA5,00170%42%
Butler, PA13,39941%16%

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Fostoria, OH13,39757%15%
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Butler, PA13,39941%16%
Source: The Butler, 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.