Tarentum school information

Average Test Scores45%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools22,56379,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Tarentum, PA educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Tarentum public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 15% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 9% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Tarentum public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.9% have completed high school, 20.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Tarentum are 9% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Tarentum.
  • 86.9% of people in Tarentum have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.9% of people in Tarentum have completed high school.
  • 20.7% of people in Tarentum have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Tarentum

Completed 8th grade86.9%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school86.9%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college49.6%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.0%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.7%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters2.8%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.4%1.3%

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

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Tarentum, PA4,48145%9%

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Tarentum, PA4,48145%9%
Source: The Tarentum, 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.