Fast Facts

  • In 2016-2017, 81.9 percent of Bucks and Montgomery counties’ high school graduates were college- bound. For Pennsylvania high school students overall, the rate of college-bound students was 66.2 percent.
  • In 2017-18, the average classroom teacher in Bucks and Montgomery counties’ public schools had 15.08 years of experience. During the same time frame, the average classroom teacher in Pennsylvania had 13.91 years of experience.
  • In 2017-18, 81.4 percent of the classroom teachers in Bucks and Montgomery counties’ public schools had Master’s degrees or higher. For Pennsylvania teachers overall, the number with master’s degrees or higher was 59.2 percent.

 

SOURCE: Pennsylvania Department of Education