Petersburg school information

IndexPetersburgIndianaNational
Average Test Scores67%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio29:122:116:1
Total public schools31,75579,221
Total private schoolsn/a67524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1417,963
The Petersburg, IN educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Petersburg public schools have average test scores of 67% which is 1% higher than than the Indiana average and 37% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Petersburg public schools is 29:1, compared to 22:1 in Indiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.4% have completed high school, 10.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Petersburg are 37% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Petersburg.
  • 77.7% of people in Petersburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.4% of people in Petersburg have completed high school.
  • 10.6% of people in Petersburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Petersburg

IndexPetersburgIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade77.7%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school76.4%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college38.5%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.4%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.6%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.7%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.0%1.3%

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

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Oakland City, IN2,61967%36%
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Source: The Petersburg, IN 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.