Halifax school information

IndexHalifaxPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores54%53%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a16:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a2,56379,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Halifax, PA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Halifax public schools have average test scores of 54% which is 1% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 9% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Halifax public schools is n/a, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.2% have completed high school, 6.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Halifax are 9% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Halifax.
  • 82.2% of people in Halifax have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.2% of people in Halifax have completed high school.
  • 6.9% of people in Halifax have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Halifax

IndexHalifaxPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade82.2%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school81.2%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college31.3%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.4%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.9%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters3.9%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.4%1.3%

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

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Halifax, PA1,06854%9%

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Halifax, PA1,06854%9%
Source: The Halifax, 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.