Jenkintown school information

IndexJenkintownPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores69%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:116:116:1
Total public schools32,56379,221
Total private schools51,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963
The Jenkintown, PA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Jenkintown public schools have average test scores of 69% which is 30% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 40% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jenkintown public schools is 11:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.7% have completed high school, 67.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 9.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Jenkintown are 40% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Jenkintown.
  • 93.7% of people in Jenkintown have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.7% of people in Jenkintown have completed high school.
  • 67.3% of people in Jenkintown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Jenkintown

IndexJenkintownPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade93.7%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school93.7%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college79.0%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree69.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors67.3%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters29.4%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.9%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.3%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Eagleville CDP (Centre County), PA42389%81%
Ardmore, PA12,59286%75%
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Maple Glen, PA6,83784%70%
Penn Wynne, PA5,53584%70%
Jenkintown, PA4,42669%40%

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Newport, VT4,42633%32%
Bayside, WI4,42869%39%
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Jenkintown, PA4,42669%40%
Source: The Jenkintown, 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.