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State College school information

Index State College Pennsylvania National
Average Test Scores68%55%48%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools122,56379,221
Total private schools101,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools34067,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in State College are 42% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in State College
  • 96.3% of people in State College have completed 8th grade
  • 95.9% of people in State College have completed high school
  • 69.8% of people in State College have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in State College

      Index State College Pennsylvania National
      Completed 8th grade96.3%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school95.9%85.6%83.0%
      Completed some college84.9%53.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree74.7%37.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors69.8%29.3%30.3%
      Completed masters41.0%11.5%11.5%
      Completed professional degree16.2%3.3%3.3%
      Completed doctorate14.1%1.4%1.3%

      State College, PA School Districts

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      There are a total of 12 public schools, 10 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in State College. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for State College, PA schools is 68%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In State College, PA, an average of 96.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.9% have completed high school.

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Pine Grove Mills, PA1,63577%60.4%
      Pleasant Gap, PA3,20867%39.6%
      Port Matilda, PA65266%37.0%
      Centre Hall, PA1,48565%34.4%
      Bellefonte, PA6,27662%28.1%
      State College, PA42,10068%41.6%

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      State College, PA42,10068%41.6%
      Source: The State College, PA education data displayed above is derived from the 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.