Mahanoy City school information

IndexMahanoy CityPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores43%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools32,56379,221
Total private schools11,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Mahanoy City, PA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Mahanoy City public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 20% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 13% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mahanoy City public schools is 13:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.6% have completed high school, 10.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mahanoy City are 13% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Mahanoy City.
  • 77.5% of people in Mahanoy City have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.6% of people in Mahanoy City have completed high school.
  • 10.4% of people in Mahanoy City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mahanoy City

IndexMahanoy CityPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade77.5%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school74.6%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college31.3%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.4%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters2.5%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.4%1.3%

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

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Mahanoy City, PA4,05843%13%

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Source: The Mahanoy City, 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.