Pennsylvania Public Schools

Pennsylvania is the #8 largest school system in the United States, serving 1,733,663 students across 3,068 public schools.
Minority enrollment is 31% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 15:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(PA) School Average
American Indian
n/a
Asian
3%
Hispanic
9%
Black
15%
White
69%
Hawaiian
n/a
Two or more races
3%
Unknown
1%
PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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