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95%
  • Northwest Pa Collegiate Academy
  • 2825 State St, Erie
  • Erie City SD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 789
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
80%
  • Clark El School
  • 3650 Depot Rd, Erie
  • Harbor Creek SD
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 287
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
67%
  • Mcdowell High School
  • 3580 West 38th St, Erie
  • Millcreek Township SD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,494
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
67%
  • Seneca High School
  • 10770 Wattsburg Rd, Erie
  • Wattsburg Area SD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 497
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
64%
  • Robison El School
  • 1651 Robison Road West, Erie
  • Fort LeBoeuf SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 422
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
63%
  • Chestnut Hill El School
  • 1001 W 54th St, Erie
  • Millcreek Township SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 433
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
61%
  • Tracy El School
  • 2624 W 6th St, Erie
  • Millcreek Township SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 603
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
60%
  • Grandview El School
  • 4301 Lancaster Rd, Erie
  • Millcreek Township SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 709
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
59%
  • James S Wilson Middle School
  • 901 W 54 St, Erie
  • Millcreek Township SD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 569
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
59%
  • Central Career & Technical School
  • 3325 Cherry St, Erie
  • Erie City SD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 975
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
57%
  • Belle Valley El School
  • 5300 Henderson Rd, Erie
  • Millcreek Township SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 625
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
56%
  • Wattsburg Area El Center
  • 10780 Wattsburg Rd, Erie
  • Wattsburg Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 508
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
50%
  • Westlake Middle School
  • 4330 W Lake Rd, Erie
  • Millcreek Township SD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 586
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
48%
  • Harding School
  • 820 Lincoln Ave, Erie
  • Erie City SD
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 601
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
47%
  • Montessori Regional Cs
  • 3750 West 26st Street, Erie
  • Montessori Regional CS
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 425
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
46%
  • Joanna Connell School
  • 1820 E 38th St, Erie
  • Erie City SD
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 585
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
43%
  • Grover Cleveland El School
  • 1540 W 38th St, Erie
  • Erie City SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 606
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
40%
  • Wattsburg Area Middle School
  • 10774 Wattsburg Rd, Erie
  • Wattsburg Area SD
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 402
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
39%
  • Jefferson El School
  • 230 East 38th St, Erie
  • Erie City SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 524
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
35%
  • East High School
  • 1001 Atkins St, Erie
  • Erie City SD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 991
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
34%
  • Perry El School
  • 955 W 29th St, Erie
  • Erie City SD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 502
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
32%
  • Strong Vincent High School
  • 1330 W 8th St, Erie
  • Erie City SD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 685
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
27%
  • Roosevelt Middle School
  • 3325 Cherry Street, Erie
  • Erie City SD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 633
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
25%
  • Lincoln El School
  • 831 E 31st St, Erie
  • Erie City SD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 441
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
23%
  • Emerson-gridley El School
  • 816 Park Ave N, Erie
  • Erie City SD
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 620
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
21%
  • Woodrow Wilson Middle School
  • 718 E 28th St, Erie
  • Erie City SD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 737
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
21%
  • Mckinley El School
  • 933 E 22nd St, Erie
  • Erie City SD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 581
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
20%
  • Diehl School
  • 2327 Fairmont Pkwy, Erie
  • Erie City SD
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 545
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
17%
  • Robert Benjamin Wiley Community Cs
  • 1446 East Lake Rd, Erie
  • Robert Benjamin Wiley Community CS
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 395
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
16%
  • Perseus House Cs Of Excellence
  • 1511 Peach Street, Erie
  • Perseus House CS of Excellence
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 593
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
16%
  • Edison El School
  • 1921 E Lake Rd, Erie
  • Erie City SD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 529
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
13%
  • Wayne School
  • 650 East Ave, Erie
  • Erie City SD
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 629
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
12%
  • Pfeiffer-burleigh School
  • 235 E 11th St, Erie
  • Erie City SD
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 781
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
9%
  • Erie Rise Leadership Academy Charter School
  • 2501 Plum Street, Erie
  • Erie Rise Leadership Academy Charter School
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 308
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
0%
  • Erie County Technical School
  • 8500 Oliver Road, Erie
  • Erie County Technical School
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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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
The Erie, PA educational system consists of 48 public schools, 31 private schools and 12 post-secondary schools. Erie public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 24% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 18% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Erie public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.7% have completed high school, 21.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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%

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.

To customize your list of Erie schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Erie, PA schools.

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

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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.
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