Nesquehoning school information

IndexNesquehoningPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores36%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools12,56379,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Nesquehoning, PA educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Nesquehoning public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 32% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 27% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Nesquehoning public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.4% have completed high school, 11.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Nesquehoning are 27% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Nesquehoning.
  • 86.7% of people in Nesquehoning have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.4% of people in Nesquehoning have completed high school.
  • 11.8% of people in Nesquehoning have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Nesquehoning

IndexNesquehoningPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade86.7%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.4%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college36.3%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.8%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.8%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters5.2%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
New Ringgold, PA26370%41%
New Tripoli, PA77165%32%
Weatherly, PA2,59564%29%
Jim Thorpe, PA4,67663%28%
Schnecksville, PA3,05259%19%
Nesquehoning, PA3,27936%27%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Woodlawn, OH3,27975%51%
Garnett, KS3,28035%29%
Karnes City, TX3,27872%47%
Gray, GA3,28143%12%
Lockeford, CA3,28127%45%
Nesquehoning, PA3,27936%27%
Source: The Nesquehoning, 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.