Palmyra school information

Average Test Scores71%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools52,56379,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Palmyra, PA educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Palmyra public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 33% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 44% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Palmyra public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.1% have completed high school, 26.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Palmyra are 44% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Palmyra.
  • 87.0% of people in Palmyra have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.1% of people in Palmyra have completed high school.
  • 26.7% of people in Palmyra have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Palmyra

Completed 8th grade87.0%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school85.1%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college50.0%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.0%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.7%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters8.5%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.4%1.3%

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

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Palmyra, PA7,48171%44%

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Source: The Palmyra, 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.