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Swarthmore school information

Index Swarthmore Pennsylvania National
Average Test Scores70%55%48%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools32,56379,221
Total private schools31,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Swarthmore are 46% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Swarthmore
  • 97.0% of people in Swarthmore have completed 8th grade
  • 97.0% of people in Swarthmore have completed high school
  • 77.9% of people in Swarthmore have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Swarthmore

      Index Swarthmore Pennsylvania National
      Completed 8th grade97.0%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school97.0%85.6%83.0%
      Completed some college86.4%53.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree79.6%37.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors77.9%29.3%30.3%
      Completed masters49.8%11.5%11.5%
      Completed professional degree22.5%3.3%3.3%
      Completed doctorate8.9%1.4%1.3%

      Swarthmore, PA School Districts

      • Wallingford-Swarthmore School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Swarthmore. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Swarthmore, PA schools is 70%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Swarthmore, PA, an average of 97.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 97.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Penn Wynne, PA5,53587%80.8%
      Berwyn, PA3,22886%79.4%
      Bryn Mawr, PA3,54586%77.7%
      Ardmore, PA12,59285%76.6%
      Devon, PA1,88084%75.1%
      Swarthmore, PA6,21870%46.0%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Kermit, TX6,21920%58.4%
      Willis, TX6,21745%7.3%
      Princeton, KY6,21555%13.3%
      Salem, IN6,21442%12.0%
      Harriman, TN6,22334%29.3%
      Swarthmore, PA6,21870%46.0%
      Source: The Swarthmore, 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.