Derry school information

IndexDerryPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores79%72%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools32,56379,235
Total private schools11,62624,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Derry are 16% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Derry.
  • 86.7% of people in Derry have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.2% of people in Derry have completed high school.
  • 19.5% of people in Derry have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Derry Area Ms994 North Chestnut St ExtGrades: 06 - 08Students: 55 · Ratio: 13:182
  • Derry Area Shs988 North Chestnut St ExtGrades: 09 - 12Students: 789 · Ratio: 15:174
  • Grandview El Sch188 Recreation RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 602 · Ratio: 14:181

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Education level achieved in Derry

IndexDerryPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade86.7%86.5%83.8%
Completed high school86.2%85.0%82.4%
Completed some college47.0%52.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree28.0%35.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors19.5%28.1%29.3%
Completed masters6.7%11.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
New Alexandria, PA57987%27%
Greensburg, PA14,72685%24%
Ligonier, PA1,46084%23%
Latrobe, PA8,23781%19%
New Florence, PA77477%12%
Derry, PA2,64979%16%

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Waynesboro, TN2,64948%29%
Burlington, KS2,64894%37%
Madison, ME2,64856%18%
Kenilworth, IL2,64899%45%
Hollandale, MS2,64721%70%
Derry, PA2,64979%16%
Source: The Derry, PA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.