Philadelphia County

Philadelphia, PA Schools and Schools Ratings

While perhaps not raised and educated in Philadelphia, PA, more than 82% of residents have earned high school diplomas or higher, with 25.4% having graduated with a college degree or higher.

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    Greater Philadelphia Universities Expand Academic Options

    More than 35 percent of Greater Philadelphia's population 25 years and older has a bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 28 percent, and 13 percent have advanced degrees, compared to the U.S. average of 10 percent.

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    Greater Philadelphia Higher Ed Sector Creates Robust Economy, Workforce

    Innovation in Greater Philadelphia is fueled by the presence of more than 100 degree-granting colleges and universities. The higher education institutions, with enrollment of more than 400,000 and more than 85,000 degrees and certificates awarded each year, keep the economy of the region stocked with highly skilled and educated workers.

Schools Overview

It’s no secret that schools and education opportunities are big motivating factors when choosing a best place to live. This is why we’ve taken the time to provide the most up-to-date statistics on public and private schools in the Philadelphia, PA, area. We’ve also included data on the education levels of residents, and how to get in touch with the public and private schools near you.

Educational Levels in Philadelphia, PA

  Bachelor's Degree 14.9%
  Associate's Degree 5.4%
  Graduate or Professional Degree 10.5%
  High School Graduate 33.8%
  Some College, No Degree 17.4%
  Percent Bachelor's Degree or Higher 25.4%
  Percent High School Graduate or Higher 82%

School Enrollment in Philadelphia, PA

School Enrollment Total
1,024,009 in Philadelphia, PA.

School Districts in Philadelphia, PA

Private Schools in Philadelphia, PA