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  • Pottsville Area High School
  • 16th Street & Elk Avenue, Pottsville
  • Pottsville Area SD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,006
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Clarke El Center
  • 601 North 16th St, Pottsville
  • Pottsville Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 956
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Lengel Middle School
  • 1541 Laurel Blvd, Pottsville
  • Pottsville Area SD
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 837
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Gillingham Charter School
  • 915 Howard Avenue, Pottsville
  • Gillingham Charter School
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 253
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1

Pottsville school information

Average Test Scores47%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:116:116:1
Total public schools32,56379,221
Total private schools41,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools34067,963
The Pottsville, PA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 4 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Pottsville public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 11% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 4% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pottsville public schools is 19:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.2% have completed high school, 15.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Pottsville

Completed 8th grade83.2%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.2%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college42.2%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.7%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.3%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters6.4%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.4%1.3%

Pottsville, PA School Districts

Pottsville Area School District

There are a total of 3 public schools, 4 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Pottsville. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Pottsville, PA schools is 47%. The average student to teacher ratio is 19:1. In Pottsville, PA, an average of 83.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.2% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Pottsville schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Pottsville, PA schools.

Source: The Pottsville, 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.