Ephrata school information

Average Test Scores67%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools62,56379,221
Total private schools221,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Ephrata, PA educational system consists of 6 public schools, 22 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Ephrata public schools have average test scores of 67% which is 26% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 35% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ephrata public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.7% have completed high school, 21.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Ephrata are 35% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Ephrata.
  • 80.3% of people in Ephrata have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.7% of people in Ephrata have completed high school.
  • 21.0% of people in Ephrata have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Ephrata

Completed 8th grade80.3%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school78.7%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college43.8%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.8%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.0%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.4%1.3%

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

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Source: The Ephrata, 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.