South Pittsburg school information

IndexSouth PittsburgTennesseeNational
Average Test Scores51%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools31,39079,221
Total private schools143024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1897,963
The South Pittsburg, TN educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. South Pittsburg public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 2% lower than than the Tennessee average and 4% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of South Pittsburg public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in Tennessee and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.2% have completed high school, 12.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in South Pittsburg are 4% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in South Pittsburg.
  • 78.2% of people in South Pittsburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.2% of people in South Pittsburg have completed high school.
  • 12.1% of people in South Pittsburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in South Pittsburg

IndexSouth PittsburgTennesseeNational
Completed 8th grade78.2%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school74.2%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college47.0%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.6%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.1%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters3.9%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.2%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sewanee, TN2,50367%36%
Jasper, TN3,34755%11%
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Bridgeport, AL2,52540%20%
Stevenson, AL1,83437%25%
South Pittsburg, TN3,09251%4%

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South Pittsburg, TN3,09251%4%
Source: The South Pittsburg, TN 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.