Philadelphia school information

IndexPhiladelphiaNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores53%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools44,06079,221
Total private schools11,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
The Philadelphia, NY educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Philadelphia public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 11% higher than than the New York average and 8% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Philadelphia public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.7% have completed high school, 18.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Philadelphia are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Philadelphia.
  • 76.7% of people in Philadelphia have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.7% of people in Philadelphia have completed high school.
  • 18.8% of people in Philadelphia have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Philadelphia

IndexPhiladelphiaNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade76.7%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school76.7%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college50.0%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.0%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.8%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters7.3%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.5%1.3%

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

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Carthage, NY3,61947%4%
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La Fargeville, NY53042%15%
Calcium, NY4,22540%20%
Evans Mills, NY46740%20%
Philadelphia, NY1,06053%8%

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Greenwood, WI1,06046%7%
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Franklin Grove, IL1,06026%48%
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Philadelphia, NY1,06053%8%
Source: The Philadelphia, NY 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.