Pen Argyl school information

IndexPen ArgylPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores61%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools22,56379,221
Total private schools11,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Pen Argyl, PA educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Pen Argyl public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 15% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 24% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pen Argyl public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.9% have completed high school, 20.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pen Argyl are 24% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Pen Argyl.
  • 87.3% of people in Pen Argyl have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.9% of people in Pen Argyl have completed high school.
  • 20.3% of people in Pen Argyl have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pen Argyl

IndexPen ArgylPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade87.3%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school85.9%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college49.2%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.0%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.3%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.4%1.3%

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Pen Argyl, PA3,56761%24%

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Pen Argyl, PA3,56761%24%
Source: The Pen Argyl, 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.