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Hazleton school information

Index Hazleton Pennsylvania National
Average Test Scores24%55%48%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools52,56379,221
Total private schools61,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools44067,963

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Key findings

  • The 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

      Index Hazleton Pennsylvania National
      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%

      Hazleton, PA School Districts

      • Hazleton Area School District

      There are a total of 5 public schools, 6 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Hazleton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Hazleton, PA schools is 24%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Hazleton, PA, an average of 74.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 71.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Nescopeck, PA1,62775%54.8%
      Weatherly, PA2,59563%30.9%
      Berwick, PA10,27662%27.8%
      Lehighton, PA5,36062%27.8%
      Jim Thorpe, PA4,67657%18.5%
      Hazleton, PA24,95424%50.1%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Terrytown, LA24,95949%1.5%
      Paris, TX24,93650%3.0%
      Colleyville, TX24,98271%47.3%
      Hastings, NE24,98348%1.3%
      White Bear Lake, MN24,99250%4.1%
      Hazleton, PA24,95424%50.1%
      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.