Quakertown school information

IndexQuakertownPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores72%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools92,56379,221
Total private schools51,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963
The Quakertown, PA educational system consists of 9 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Quakertown public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 36% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 47% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Quakertown public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.9% have completed high school, 21.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Quakertown are 47% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Quakertown.
  • 86.1% of people in Quakertown have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.9% of people in Quakertown have completed high school.
  • 21.2% of people in Quakertown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Quakertown

IndexQuakertownPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade86.1%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.9%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college47.0%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.4%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.2%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters6.2%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Trumbauersville, PA1,00986%74%
Doylestown, PA8,30580%63%
Trexlertown, PA2,16779%60%
Coopersburg, PA2,40277%56%
Pennsburg, PA3,86877%56%
Quakertown, PA8,86972%47%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Glencoe, IL8,87071%44%
Molalla, OR8,86741%18%
Thompsonville, CT8,87352%6%
Succasunna, NJ8,87443%13%
Mecca, CA8,86315%70%
Quakertown, PA8,86972%47%
Source: The Quakertown, 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.