North East school information

IndexNorth EastPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores71%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools42,56379,221
Total private schools21,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963
The North East, PA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. North East public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 33% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 43% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of North East public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.1% have completed high school, 24.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in North East are 43% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in North East.
  • 85.4% of people in North East have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.1% of people in North East have completed high school.
  • 24.4% of people in North East have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in North East

IndexNorth EastPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade85.4%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.1%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college49.9%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.4%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters6.3%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.4%1.3%

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

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North East, PA4,19971%43%

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Source: The North East, 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.