Kensington school information

IndexKensingtonPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
Average Test Scores20%28%53%
Student/Teacher ration/a18:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a3142,563
Total private schoolsn/a2481,626
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a60406

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  • The average school test scores in Kensington are 59% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Kensington.
  • 70.4% of people in Kensington have completed 8th grade.
  • 66.8% of people in Kensington have completed high school.
  • 24.3% of people in Kensington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Kensington

IndexKensingtonPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
Completed 8th grade70.4%79.9%86.9%
Completed high school66.8%78.5%85.6%
Completed some college41.8%49.1%53.6%
Completed associate degree28.4%31.9%37.4%
Completed bachelors24.3%26.3%29.3%
Completed masters6.8%10.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.4%1.4%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Eagleville CDP (Centre County), PA42389%81%
Ardmore, PA12,59286%75%
Bryn Mawr, PA3,54585%73%
Maple Glen, PA6,83784%70%
Penn Wynne, PA5,53584%70%
Philadelphia, PA1,559,93828%43%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Phoenix, AZ1,555,32434%31%
San Antonio, TX1,439,35867%36%
San Diego, CA1,374,81246%7%
Dallas, TX1,278,43365%31%
San Jose, CA1,009,36345%8%
Philadelphia, PA1,559,93828%43%
Source: The Kensington, Philadelphia, 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.