Mechanicsburg school information

IndexMechanicsburgPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores67%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools162,56379,221
Total private schools21,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools24067,963
The Mechanicsburg, PA educational system consists of 16 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Mechanicsburg public schools have average test scores of 67% which is 26% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 36% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mechanicsburg public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.1% have completed high school, 30.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mechanicsburg are 36% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Mechanicsburg.
  • 85.9% of people in Mechanicsburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.1% of people in Mechanicsburg have completed high school.
  • 30.5% of people in Mechanicsburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mechanicsburg

IndexMechanicsburgPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade85.9%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school85.1%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college57.4%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.7%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.5%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters9.4%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.4%1.3%

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

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Source: The Mechanicsburg, 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.