Pittston school information

IndexPittstonPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores56%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools52,56379,221
Total private schools41,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Pittston, PA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Pittston public schools have average test scores of 56% which is 6% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 14% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pittston public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.7% have completed high school, 14.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pittston are 14% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Pittston.
  • 81.7% of people in Pittston have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.7% of people in Pittston have completed high school.
  • 14.2% of people in Pittston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pittston

IndexPittstonPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade81.7%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school80.7%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college44.4%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.2%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.2%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters4.3%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.4%1.3%

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

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Pittston, PA7,66856%14%

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Source: The Pittston, 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.