Philipsburg school information

IndexPhilipsburgPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores61%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools42,56379,221
Total private schools11,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Philipsburg, PA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Philipsburg public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 14% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 23% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Philipsburg public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.1% have completed high school, 16.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Philipsburg are 23% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Philipsburg.
  • 85.2% of people in Philipsburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.1% of people in Philipsburg have completed high school.
  • 16.9% of people in Philipsburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Philipsburg

IndexPhilipsburgPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade85.2%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.1%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college40.3%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.1%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.9%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters6.3%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.4%1.3%

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

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Source: The Philipsburg, 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.