Petersburg school information

Average Test Scores56%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,39079,221
Total private schoolsn/a43024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1897,963
The Petersburg, TN educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Petersburg public schools have average test scores of 56% which is 6% higher than than the Tennessee average and 13% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Petersburg public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in Tennessee and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 70.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 62.8% have completed high school, 6.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Petersburg are 13% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Petersburg.
  • 70.2% of people in Petersburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 62.8% of people in Petersburg have completed high school.
  • 6.9% of people in Petersburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Unity School259 Boonshill-petersburgGrades: PK - 8Students: 421 · Ratio: 15:156

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Education level achieved in Petersburg

Completed 8th grade70.2%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school62.8%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college19.6%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree10.9%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.9%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters4.6%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cornersville, TN1,33464%29%
Fayetteville, TN7,03357%16%
Lewisburg, TN11,37656%14%
Shelbyville, TN20,91649%1%
Petersburg, TN69856%13%

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Fort Duchesne, UT69920%59%
Petersburg, TN69856%13%
Source: The Petersburg, TN 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.