Hanover school information

Average Test Scores56%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools112,56379,221
Total private schools91,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools24067,963
The Hanover, PA educational system consists of 11 public schools, 9 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Hanover public schools have average test scores of 56% which is 6% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 14% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hanover public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.1% have completed high school, 18.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hanover are 14% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Hanover.
  • 80.4% of people in Hanover have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.1% of people in Hanover have completed high school.
  • 18.5% of people in Hanover have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hanover

Completed 8th grade80.4%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school79.1%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college43.2%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.1%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.5%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters6.8%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.4%1.3%

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

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Loganville, PA1,18475%51%
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Hanover, PA15,42956%14%

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Hanover, PA15,42956%14%
Source: The Hanover, 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.