Claymont school information

IndexClaymontDelawareNational
Average Test Scores50%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools519179,221
Total private schools212924,874
Total post-secondary schools1207,963
The Claymont, DE educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Claymont public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 16% higher than than the Delaware average and 2% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Claymont public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Delaware and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.1% have completed high school, 24.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Claymont are 2% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Claymont.
  • 84.9% of people in Claymont have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.1% of people in Claymont have completed high school.
  • 24.0% of people in Claymont have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Claymont

IndexClaymontDelawareNational
Completed 8th grade84.9%86.3%84.3%
Completed high school84.1%85.3%83.0%
Completed some college53.2%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.7%38.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.0%30.5%30.3%
Completed masters9.1%12.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.7%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ardmore, PA12,59286%75%
Penn Wynne, PA5,53584%70%
North Star, DE7,56783%68%
Swarthmore, PA6,21882%67%
Media, PA5,34580%62%
Claymont, DE8,94350%2%

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Maili, HI8,94321%58%
Lakes, AK8,94438%22%
Lantana, TX8,94494%91%
Bennington, VT8,94535%28%
Boiling Springs, SC8,94556%14%
Claymont, DE8,94350%2%
Source: The Claymont, DE 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.