Slippery Rock school information

IndexSlippery RockPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores68%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools32,56379,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963
The Slippery Rock, PA educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Slippery Rock public schools have average test scores of 68% which is 28% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 38% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Slippery Rock public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.2% have completed high school, 42.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 13.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Slippery Rock are 38% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Slippery Rock.
  • 85.5% of people in Slippery Rock have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.2% of people in Slippery Rock have completed high school.
  • 42.4% of people in Slippery Rock have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Slippery Rock

IndexSlippery RockPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade85.5%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.2%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college68.1%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.2%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.4%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters25.5%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree13.0%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate7.8%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Shanor-Northvue, PA5,00170%42%
New Wilmington, PA2,34065%33%
West Sunbury, PA15159%20%
Mercer, PA1,79959%20%
Prospect, PA1,24558%17%
Slippery Rock, PA3,62068%38%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Palmyra, MO3,62062%25%
Carthage, NY3,61947%4%
Stanley, WI3,62145%10%
Esparto, CA3,61823%53%
Saluda, SC3,61848%2%
Slippery Rock, PA3,62068%38%
Source: The Slippery Rock, 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.