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Avg. test scores 18%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 28%

Erie school information

IndexEriePennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores40%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools482,56379,221
Total private schools311,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools124067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Erie are 18% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 48 public schools in Erie
  • 81.7% of people in Erie have completed 8th grade
  • 80.7% of people in Erie have completed high school
  • 21.7% of people in Erie have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Erie

      IndexEriePennsylvaniaNational
      Completed 8th grade81.7%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school80.7%85.6%83.0%
      Completed some college45.6%53.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree29.4%37.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors21.7%29.3%30.3%
      Completed masters6.7%11.5%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.6%3.3%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.8%1.4%1.3%

      Erie, PA School Districts

      • Millcreek Township School District
      • Erie City School District
      • Harbor Creek School District
      • Fort LeBoeuf School District
      • Wattsburg Area School District

      There are a total of 48 public schools, 31 private schools and 12 post-secondary schools in Erie. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Erie, PA schools is 40%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Erie, PA, an average of 81.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 80.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lake City, PA2,98471%44%
      North East, PA4,19971%43%
      Northwest Harborcreek, PA9,03670%41%
      Waterford, PA1,42168%38%
      Girard, PA3,04267%36%
      Erie, PA100,15740%18%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Kenosha, WI99,86537%25%
      Hillsboro, OR100,46250%1%
      Jurupa Valley, CA100,73726%48%
      Roanoke, VA99,32978%58%
      South Bend, IN101,03745%9%
      Erie, PA100,15740%18%
      Source: The Erie, 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.