Shamokin Dam school information

IndexShamokin DamPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scoresn/a53%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a16:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a2,56379,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963
The Shamokin Dam, PA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Shamokin Dam public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the Pennsylvania average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Shamokin Dam public schools is n/a, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.0% have completed high school, 22.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Shamokin Dam are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Shamokin Dam.
  • 93.6% of people in Shamokin Dam have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.0% of people in Shamokin Dam have completed high school.
  • 22.9% of people in Shamokin Dam have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Shamokin Dam

IndexShamokin DamPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade93.6%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school90.0%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college51.0%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.9%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters7.0%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.4%1.3%

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

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Shamokin Dam, PA1,703n/a 

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Shamokin Dam, PA1,703n/a 
Source: The Shamokin Dam, 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.