Washington school information

Average Test Scores59%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools112,56379,221
Total private schools51,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools24067,963
The Washington, PA educational system consists of 11 public schools, 5 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Washington public schools have average test scores of 59% which is 11% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 20% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Washington public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.6% have completed high school, 18.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Washington are 20% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Washington.
  • 83.8% of people in Washington have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.6% of people in Washington have completed high school.
  • 18.0% of people in Washington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Washington

Completed 8th grade83.8%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.6%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college44.5%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.7%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.0%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters5.0%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
McDonald, PA2,12787%77%
McMurray, PA4,90987%76%
Upper St. Clair, PA19,52181%64%
Muse, PA2,70580%62%
Cecil-Bishop, PA2,35172%46%
Washington, PA13,69359%20%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cayce, SC13,68449%0%
Hockessin, DE13,70244%11%
Livingston, CA13,70326%46%
River Ridge, LA13,70662%26%
Teays Valley, WV13,70660%21%
Washington, PA13,69359%20%
Source: The Washington, 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.