Houston school information

IndexHoustonPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scoresn/a53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools22,56379,221
Total private schools11,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Houston, PA educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Houston public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the Pennsylvania average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Houston public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.6% have completed high school, 13.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Houston are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Houston.
  • 89.6% of people in Houston have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.6% of people in Houston have completed high school.
  • 13.3% of people in Houston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Houston

IndexHoustonPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade89.6%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school88.6%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college40.2%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.3%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.3%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters3.8%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
McDonald, PA2,12787%77%
McMurray, PA4,90987%76%
Upper St. Clair, PA19,52181%64%
Muse, PA2,70580%62%
Jefferson Hills, PA11,21478%59%
Houston, PA1,290n/a 

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Justice, OK1,29077%55%
Tyler, MN1,29140%20%
Stowell, TX1,28971%45%
Aurora, OR1,28938%22%
Homer, IL1,28928%43%
Houston, PA1,290n/a 
Source: The Houston, 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.