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Avg. test scores 47%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 68%

Sunbury school information

IndexSunburyPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores53%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools52,56379,221
Total private schools21,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools34067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Sunbury are 8% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Sunbury
  • 77.2% of people in Sunbury have completed 8th grade
  • 73.8% of people in Sunbury have completed high school
  • 9.8% of people in Sunbury have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Sunbury

      IndexSunburyPennsylvaniaNational
      Completed 8th grade77.2%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school73.8%85.6%83.0%
      Completed some college29.2%53.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree16.7%37.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors9.8%29.3%30.3%
      Completed masters2.4%11.5%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.6%3.3%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.4%1.3%

      Sunbury, PA School Districts

      • Shikellamy School District

      There are a total of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Sunbury. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Sunbury, PA schools is 53%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Sunbury, PA, an average of 77.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 73.8% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lewisburg, PA5,75778%59%
      Linntown, PA1,28875%51%
      Danville, PA4,66471%44%
      Montandon, PA93962%26%
      New Columbia, PA87662%26%
      Sunbury, PA9,70553%8%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Cairo, GA9,70823%53%
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      Brownfield, TX9,71652%6%
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      Sunbury, PA9,70553%8%
      Source: The Sunbury, 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.