Lock Haven school information

IndexLock HavenPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores46%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:116:116:1
Total public schools42,56379,221
Total private schools31,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools24067,963
The Lock Haven, PA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Lock Haven public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 13% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 6% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lock Haven public schools is 12:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.0% have completed high school, 19.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lock Haven are 6% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Lock Haven.
  • 80.1% of people in Lock Haven have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.0% of people in Lock Haven have completed high school.
  • 19.7% of people in Lock Haven have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lock Haven

IndexLock HavenPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade80.1%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school79.0%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college41.4%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.5%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.7%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters8.2%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Howard, PA67175%51%
Hublersburg, PA4167%36%
Jersey Shore, PA4,30462%27%
Mill Hall, PA1,57350%1%
Renovo, PA1,24850%1%
Lock Haven, PA9,72546%6%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Covington, LA9,72571%44%
Maywood, NJ9,72657%15%
White Marsh, MD9,72260%21%
Fort Meade, MD9,73043%12%
Rio del Mar, CA9,73163%27%
Lock Haven, PA9,72546%6%
Source: The Lock Haven, 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.