Portage school information

IndexPortagePennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores57%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools32,56379,221
Total private schools21,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Portage, PA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Portage public schools have average test scores of 57% which is 7% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 15% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Portage public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.3% have completed high school, 18.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Portage are 15% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Portage.
  • 89.0% of people in Portage have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.3% of people in Portage have completed high school.
  • 18.1% of people in Portage have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Portage

IndexPortagePennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade89.0%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school87.3%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college46.0%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.2%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.1%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters6.5%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.4%1.3%

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

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Portage, PA2,60157%15%

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Portage, PA2,60157%15%
Source: The Portage, 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.