Lykens school information

IndexLykensPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores51%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools22,56379,221
Total private schools21,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Lykens, PA educational system consists of 2 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lykens public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 5% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 3% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lykens public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.7% have completed high school, 10.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lykens are 3% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Lykens.
  • 77.2% of people in Lykens have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.7% of people in Lykens have completed high school.
  • 10.5% of people in Lykens have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lykens

IndexLykensPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade77.2%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school76.7%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college30.5%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.8%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.5%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters3.7%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.4%1.3%

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

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Dauphin, PA96072%46%
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Lenkerville, PA68365%31%
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Klingerstown, PA5960%21%
Lykens, PA1,72951%3%

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Waterville, WA1,72933%32%
Walla Walla East, WA1,72956%14%
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Mayfield, PA1,72842%15%
Lykens, PA1,72951%3%
Source: The Lykens, 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.