Vandergrift school information

IndexVandergriftPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores67%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools42,56379,221
Total private schools11,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Vandergrift, PA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Vandergrift public schools have average test scores of 67% which is 26% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 36% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Vandergrift public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.4% have completed high school, 11.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Vandergrift are 36% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Vandergrift.
  • 86.7% of people in Vandergrift have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.4% of people in Vandergrift have completed high school.
  • 11.9% of people in Vandergrift have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Vandergrift

IndexVandergriftPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade86.7%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school85.4%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college45.5%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.7%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.9%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters5.8%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.4%1.3%

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Source: The Vandergrift, 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.