Mountain Top school information

IndexMountain TopPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores66%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:116:116:1
Total public schools22,56379,221
Total private schools41,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Mountain Top, PA educational system consists of 2 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Mountain Top public schools have average test scores of 66% which is 25% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 35% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mountain Top public schools is 21:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.7% have completed high school, 34.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mountain Top are 35% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Mountain Top.
  • 92.9% of people in Mountain Top have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.7% of people in Mountain Top have completed high school.
  • 34.5% of people in Mountain Top have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mountain Top

IndexMountain TopPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade92.9%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school92.7%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college64.4%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.5%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters15.9%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.0%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dallas, PA2,78770%43%
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Mountain Top, PA11,29866%35%

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Source: The Mountain Top, 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.