Avg. test scores 20%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 65%

Petersburg school information

Average Test Scores38%47%48%
Student/Teacher ratio29:122:116:1
Total public schools31,75579,221
Total private schoolsn/a67524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1417,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Petersburg are 20% lower 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

      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%

      Petersburg, IN School Districts

      • Pike County School Corporation

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Petersburg. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Petersburg, IN schools is 38%. The average student to teacher ratio is 29:1. In Petersburg, IN, an average of 77.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.4% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Montgomery, IN34576%58%
      Francisco, IN55365%35%
      Vincennes, IN18,09843%10%
      Washington, IN11,94142%12%
      Winslow, IN1,13442%13%
      Petersburg, IN2,48838%20%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Deerfield, WI2,48845%6%
      Bayard, NM2,48820%58%
      Pembroke, GA2,48835%27%
      Kahuku, HI2,48644%9%
      Clever, MO2,48643%10%
      Petersburg, IN2,48838%20%
      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.