Johnstown school information

Average Test Scores42%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools182,56379,221
Total private schools121,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools64067,963
The Johnstown, PA educational system consists of 18 public schools, 12 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools. Johnstown public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 21% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 15% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Johnstown public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.4% have completed high school, 11.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Johnstown are 15% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 18 public schools in Johnstown.
  • 80.3% of people in Johnstown have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.4% of people in Johnstown have completed high school.
  • 11.7% of people in Johnstown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Johnstown

Completed 8th grade80.3%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school78.4%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college36.8%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.1%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.7%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters4.5%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.4%1.3%

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

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Boswell, PA1,27175%51%
Windber, PA4,01468%38%
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Westmont, PA4,98961%24%
Johnstown, PA20,16942%15%

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Cartersville, GA20,16938%22%
Ferndale, MI20,16721%57%
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Johnstown, PA20,16942%15%
Source: The Johnstown, 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.