Homestead school information

Average Test Scores26%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio26:116:116:1
Total public schools22,56379,221
Total private schools11,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Homestead, PA educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Homestead public schools have average test scores of 26% which is 51% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 47% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Homestead public schools is 26:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.7% have completed high school, 17.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Homestead are 47% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Homestead.
  • 84.5% of people in Homestead have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.7% of people in Homestead have completed high school.
  • 17.6% of people in Homestead have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Homestead

Completed 8th grade84.5%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.7%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college47.2%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.8%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.6%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters7.2%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.9%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
McMurray, PA4,90987%76%
Harrison City, PA13582%67%
Upper St. Clair, PA19,52181%64%
Jefferson Hills, PA11,21478%59%
Allison Park, PA21,51575%53%
Homestead, PA3,14226%47%

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Homestead, PA3,14226%47%
Source: The Homestead, 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.