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  • Pleasant Gap El School
  • 230 S Main St, Pleasant Gap
  • Bellefonte Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 229
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Central Pa Institute Of Science & Techno
  • 540 North Harrison Road, Pleasant Gap
  • Central PA Institute of Science & Technology
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1

Pleasant Gap school information

IndexPleasant GapPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores34%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio7:116:116:1
Total public schools22,56379,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963
The Pleasant Gap, PA educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Pleasant Gap public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 37% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 32% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pleasant Gap public schools is 7:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.6% have completed high school, 26.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Pleasant Gap

IndexPleasant GapPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade96.3%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school95.6%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college53.1%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.2%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.5%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters7.0%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.4%1.3%

Pleasant Gap, PA School Districts

Bellefonte Area School District

There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Pleasant Gap. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Pleasant Gap, PA schools is 34%. The average student to teacher ratio is 7:1. In Pleasant Gap, PA, an average of 96.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.6% have completed high school.

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Centre Hall, PA1,22870%41%
Pleasant Gap, PA2,61934%32%

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Source: The Pleasant Gap, 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.