Towanda school information

Average Test Scores46%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools52,56379,221
Total private schools11,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963
The Towanda, PA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Towanda public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 14% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 7% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Towanda public schools is 13:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.6% have completed high school, 27.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Towanda are 7% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Towanda.
  • 85.6% of people in Towanda have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.6% of people in Towanda have completed high school.
  • 27.6% of people in Towanda have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Towanda

Completed 8th grade85.6%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school85.6%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college50.6%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.8%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.6%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters10.9%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.1%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rome, PA43857%16%
Athens, PA3,28750%1%
Wyalusing, PA51243%13%
Sayre, PA5,46742%16%
Towanda, PA2,84846%7%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mineral Springs, NC2,84755%11%
Country Club, MO2,84752%6%
Ithaca, MI2,84644%10%
West Grove, PA2,85062%26%
Colfax, WA2,85171%44%
Towanda, PA2,84846%7%
Source: The Towanda, 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.