West Hazleton school information

IndexWest HazletonPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores24%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools12,56379,221
Total private schools11,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The West Hazleton, PA educational system consists of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. West Hazleton public schools have average test scores of 24% which is 55% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 51% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Hazleton public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 67.7% have completed high school, 13.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Hazleton are 51% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in West Hazleton.
  • 74.9% of people in West Hazleton have completed 8th grade.
  • 67.7% of people in West Hazleton have completed high school.
  • 13.3% of people in West Hazleton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Hazleton

IndexWest HazletonPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade74.9%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school67.7%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college33.5%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.7%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.3%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters2.8%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.2%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mountain Top, PA11,29866%35%
Weatherly, PA2,59564%29%
Jim Thorpe, PA4,67663%28%
Nescopeck, PA1,62762%26%
Berwick, PA10,27661%24%
West Hazleton, PA4,52024%51%

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Benton Heights, MI4,51910%80%
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West Hazleton, PA4,52024%51%
Source: The West Hazleton, 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.