Hazleton school information

IndexHazletonPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores25%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools52,56379,221
Total private schools61,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools44067,963
The Hazleton, PA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 6 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Hazleton public schools have average test scores of 25% which is 54% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 50% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hazleton public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.3% have completed high school, 11.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hazleton are 50% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Hazleton.
  • 74.2% of people in Hazleton have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.3% of people in Hazleton have completed high school.
  • 11.4% of people in Hazleton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hazleton

IndexHazletonPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade74.2%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school71.3%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college33.0%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.6%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.4%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters4.2%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Weatherly, PA2,59564%29%
Jim Thorpe, PA4,67663%28%
Nescopeck, PA1,62762%26%
Berwick, PA10,27661%24%
Lehighton, PA5,36058%19%
Hazleton, PA24,95425%50%

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Terrytown, LA24,95957%16%
Paris, TX24,93675%53%
Colleyville, TX24,98287%78%
Hastings, NE24,98381%65%
White Bear Lake, MN24,99250%1%
Hazleton, PA24,95425%50%
Source: The Hazleton, 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.