Jim Thorpe school information

IndexJim ThorpePennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores63%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:116:116:1
Total public schools42,56379,221
Total private schools21,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Jim Thorpe, PA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Jim Thorpe public schools have average test scores of 63% which is 19% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 28% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jim Thorpe public schools is 20:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.4% have completed high school, 17.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Jim Thorpe are 28% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Jim Thorpe.
  • 86.3% of people in Jim Thorpe have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.4% of people in Jim Thorpe have completed high school.
  • 17.5% of people in Jim Thorpe have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Jim Thorpe

IndexJim ThorpePennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade86.3%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school85.4%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college43.4%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.2%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.5%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.4%1.3%

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

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Jim Thorpe, PA4,67663%28%

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Source: The Jim Thorpe, 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.