Avg. test scores 28%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 29%

Scranton school information

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

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Scranton are 28% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Scranton
  • 81.3% of people in Scranton have completed 8th grade
  • 80.3% of people in Scranton have completed high school
  • 21.6% of people in Scranton have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Scranton

      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.

      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%
      Mount Cobb, PA1,87065%31%
      Scranton, PA76,38035%28%

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      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.