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62%
  • Howard Gardner Multiple Intelligence Cs
  • 1615 East Elm Street, Scranton
  • Howard Gardner Multiple Intelligence CS
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 244
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
55%
  • William Prescott #38
  • Prescott Avenue & Myrtle St, Scranton
  • Scranton SD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 343
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
47%
  • Frances Willard #32
  • 1100 Eynon St, Scranton
  • Scranton SD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 544
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
44%
  • Neil Armstrong #40
  • N Lincoln Ave & Clearview St, Scranton
  • Scranton SD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 604
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
43%
  • West Scranton High School
  • 1201 Luzerne St, Scranton
  • Scranton SD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 915
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
42%
  • Scranton High School
  • 63 Munchak Way, Scranton
  • Scranton SD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,784
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
41%
  • Isaac Tripp El School
  • 1000 North Everett Avenue, Scranton
  • Scranton SD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 836
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
40%
  • Charles Sumner #18
  • North Sumner Ave & Swetland St, Scranton
  • Scranton SD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 325
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
40%
  • West Scranton Intrmd School
  • 1401 Fellows St, Scranton
  • Scranton SD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 715
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
37%
  • John G Whittier #2
  • 700 Orchard St, Scranton
  • Scranton SD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 652
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
35%
  • Robert Morris #27
  • 1824 Boulevard Ave, Scranton
  • Scranton SD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 348
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
32%
  • John F. Kennedy #7
  • Prospect Ave & Saginaw St, Scranton
  • Scranton SD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 440
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
31%
  • Mcnichols Plaza
  • 1111 S Irving Ave, Scranton
  • Scranton SD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 475
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
30%
  • South Scranton Intrmd School
  • 355 Maple St, Scranton
  • Scranton SD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 541
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
28%
  • Northeast Intrmd School
  • 721 Adams Ave, Scranton
  • Scranton SD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 776
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
20%
  • George Bancroft #34
  • 1002 Albright Ave, Scranton
  • Scranton SD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 265
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
17%
  • John Adams #4
  • 927 Capouse Ave, Scranton
  • Scranton SD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 289
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
0%
  • Ctc Of Lackawanna County
  • 3201 Rockwell Avenue, Scranton
  • CTC of Lackawanna County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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Scranton school information

IndexScrantonPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores35%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools202,56379,221
Total private schools241,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools84067,963
The Scranton, PA educational system consists of 20 public schools, 24 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools. Scranton public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 33% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 28% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Scranton public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.3% have completed high school, 21.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Scranton

IndexScrantonPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade81.3%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school80.3%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college46.3%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.5%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.6%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.4%1.3%

Scranton, PA School Districts

Scranton School District

There are a total of 20 public schools, 24 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools in Scranton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Scranton, PA schools is 35%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Scranton, PA, an average of 81.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 80.3% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Scranton 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 Scranton, PA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Waverly, PA57982%67%
Clarks Summit, PA5,04171%43%
Plymouth, PA5,86569%40%
Dalton, PA1,28167%36%
Chinchilla, PA2,23965%31%
Scranton, PA76,38035%28%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Baldwin Park, CA76,51128%44%
Springdale, AR76,18827%45%
Camden, NJ76,00513%74%
Kalamazoo, MI75,88538%23%
St. Joseph, MO76,90147%5%
Scranton, PA76,38035%28%
Source: The Scranton, 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.