Elizabethtown school information

Average Test Scores66%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools62,56379,221
Total private schools31,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963
The Elizabethtown, PA educational system consists of 6 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Elizabethtown public schools have average test scores of 66% which is 25% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 35% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Elizabethtown public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.3% have completed high school, 27.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Elizabethtown are 35% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Elizabethtown.
  • 89.8% of people in Elizabethtown have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.3% of people in Elizabethtown have completed high school.
  • 27.8% of people in Elizabethtown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Elizabethtown

Completed 8th grade89.8%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school88.3%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college54.4%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.4%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.8%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters10.9%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.6%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.4%1.3%

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

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Source: The Elizabethtown, 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.