Carbondale school information

Average Test Scores43%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools22,56379,221
Total private schools31,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Carbondale, PA educational system consists of 2 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Carbondale public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 19% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 13% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Carbondale public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.3% have completed high school, 15.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Carbondale are 13% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Carbondale.
  • 84.3% of people in Carbondale have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.3% of people in Carbondale have completed high school.
  • 15.4% of people in Carbondale have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Carbondale

Completed 8th grade84.3%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.3%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college39.8%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.4%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters6.0%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Waverly, PA57982%67%
Clarks Summit, PA5,04171%43%
Dalton, PA1,28167%36%
Chinchilla, PA2,23965%31%
Mount Cobb, PA1,87065%31%
Carbondale, PA8,70743%13%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oxford, NC8,70730%38%
Woodway, TX8,70891%85%
Franklin, KY8,70651%3%
Murphy, MO8,70660%21%
Waterford, CA8,70834%31%
Carbondale, PA8,70743%13%
Source: The Carbondale, 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.