Hellertown school information

IndexHellertownPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores69%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools32,56379,221
Total private schools11,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Hellertown, PA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Hellertown public schools have average test scores of 69% which is 30% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 41% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hellertown public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.9% have completed high school, 23.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hellertown are 41% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Hellertown.
  • 88.0% of people in Hellertown have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.9% of people in Hellertown have completed high school.
  • 23.2% of people in Hellertown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hellertown

IndexHellertownPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade88.0%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school87.9%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college54.0%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.4%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.2%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters6.8%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Trumbauersville, PA1,00986%74%
Trexlertown, PA2,16779%60%
Coopersburg, PA2,40277%56%
Pennsburg, PA3,86877%56%
Spinnerstown, PA1,92076%54%
Hellertown, PA5,83769%41%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sharon, MA5,84187%77%
Kingston, TN5,84169%41%
Aptos, CA5,84245%8%
Woodcliff Lake, NJ5,84477%55%
Richmond, MI5,84444%11%
Hellertown, PA5,83769%41%
Source: The Hellertown, 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.