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Avg. test scores 43%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 60%

McKeesport school information

IndexMcKeesportPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores28%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools32,56379,221
Total private schools21,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in McKeesport are 43% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in McKeesport
  • 80.5% of people in McKeesport have completed 8th grade
  • 79.3% of people in McKeesport have completed high school
  • 12.3% of people in McKeesport have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in McKeesport

      IndexMcKeesportPennsylvaniaNational
      Completed 8th grade80.5%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school79.3%85.6%83.0%
      Completed some college41.0%53.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree21.7%37.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors12.3%29.3%30.3%
      Completed masters4.2%11.5%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.5%3.3%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%1.4%1.3%

      McKeesport, PA School Districts

      • McKeesport Area School District
      • Elizabeth Forward School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in McKeesport. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for McKeesport, PA schools is 28%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In McKeesport, PA, an average of 80.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      McMurray, PA4,90987%76%
      Harrison City, PA13582%67%
      Upper St. Clair, PA19,52181%64%
      Jefferson Hills, PA11,21478%59%
      Murrysville, PA20,15975%52%
      McKeesport, PA19,52928%43%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Castaic, CA19,52945%8%
      Bryant, AR19,52941%17%
      Clemmons, NC19,53664%29%
      Upper St. Clair, PA19,52181%64%
      Papillion, NE19,52086%76%
      McKeesport, PA19,52928%43%
      Source: The McKeesport, 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.