Clairton school information

Average Test Scores29%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:116:116:1
Total public schools32,56379,221
Total private schools11,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Clairton, PA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Clairton public schools have average test scores of 29% which is 46% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 42% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Clairton public schools is 11:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.7% have completed high school, 14.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Clairton are 42% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Clairton.
  • 85.3% of people in Clairton have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.7% of people in Clairton have completed high school.
  • 14.4% of people in Clairton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Clairton

Completed 8th grade85.3%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.7%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college44.6%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.0%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.4%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters4.2%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.4%1.3%

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

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McMurray, PA4,90987%76%
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Murrysville, PA20,15975%52%
Clairton, PA6,71929%42%

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Clairton, PA6,71929%42%
Source: The Clairton, 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.