West Mifflin school information

IndexWest MifflinPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores60%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:116:116:1
Total public schools62,56379,221
Total private schools51,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools24067,963
The West Mifflin, PA educational system consists of 6 public schools, 5 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. West Mifflin public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 12% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 21% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Mifflin public schools is 19:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.5% have completed high school, 22.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Mifflin are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in West Mifflin.
  • 91.1% of people in West Mifflin have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.5% of people in West Mifflin have completed high school.
  • 22.0% of people in West Mifflin have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Mifflin

IndexWest MifflinPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade91.1%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school90.5%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college55.6%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.8%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.0%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters5.9%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.4%1.3%

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

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Source: The West Mifflin, 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.