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Avg. test scores 27%
High school dipl. 0%
Bachelors degree 36%
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Northampton school information

IndexNorthamptonPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores61%55%48%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools42,56379,221
Total private schools31,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Northampton are 27% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Northampton
  • 85.0% of people in Northampton have completed 8th grade
  • 83.2% of people in Northampton have completed high school
  • 19.4% of people in Northampton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Northampton

      IndexNorthamptonPennsylvaniaNational
      Completed 8th grade85.0%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school83.2%85.6%83.0%
      Completed some college47.4%53.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree29.0%37.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors19.4%29.3%30.3%
      Completed masters4.9%11.5%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.8%3.3%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.0%1.4%1.3%

      Northampton, PA School Districts

      • Catasauqua Area School District
      • Northampton Area School District

      There are a total of 4 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Northampton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Northampton, PA schools is 61%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Northampton, PA, an average of 85.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Breinigsville, PA5,37881%68.3%
      Coplay, PA3,23280%65.2%
      Coopersburg, PA2,40277%60.0%
      Nazareth, PA5,70372%49.6%
      Walnutport, PA2,11271%47.5%
      Northampton, PA9,88761%27.3%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Cottage Grove, OR9,88943%11.4%
      Warrenton, VA9,88082%70.8%
      Kendall Park, NJ9,90066%37.2%
      Keansburg, NJ9,90422%54.3%
      Edgewood, WA9,86258%21.0%
      Northampton, PA9,88761%27.3%
      Source: The Northampton, 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.