Fort Washington school information

IndexFort WashingtonPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores78%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools22,56379,221
Total private schools81,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Fort Washington, PA educational system consists of 2 public schools, 8 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Fort Washington public schools have average test scores of 78% which is 47% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 59% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fort Washington public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.9% have completed high school, 63.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 9.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fort Washington are 59% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Fort Washington.
  • 96.2% of people in Fort Washington have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.9% of people in Fort Washington have completed high school.
  • 63.8% of people in Fort Washington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fort Washington

IndexFort WashingtonPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade96.2%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school95.9%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college82.1%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree70.6%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors63.8%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters31.2%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.9%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.2%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Eagleville CDP (Centre County), PA42389%81%
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Maple Glen, PA6,83784%70%
Penn Wynne, PA5,53584%70%
Fort Washington, PA5,95178%59%

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District Heights, MD5,95110%81%
Chickasaw, AL5,95522%56%
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Fort Washington, PA5,95178%59%
Source: The Fort Washington, 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.