Downingtown school information

IndexDowningtownPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores71%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools112,56379,221
Total private schools71,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Downingtown, PA educational system consists of 11 public schools, 7 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Downingtown public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 33% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 43% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Downingtown public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.9% have completed high school, 32.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Downingtown are 43% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Downingtown.
  • 89.4% of people in Downingtown have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.9% of people in Downingtown have completed high school.
  • 32.8% of people in Downingtown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Downingtown

IndexDowningtownPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade89.4%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school88.9%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college61.5%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.5%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.8%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters9.0%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.4%1.3%

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

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Berwyn, PA3,22883%68%
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Chesterbrook, PA4,69379%61%
Malvern, PA3,34379%61%
Downingtown, PA7,94071%43%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
West Frankfort, IL7,94119%61%
Carnegie, PA7,94451%3%
Mahopac, NY7,93458%18%
Dexter, MO7,93441%16%
West Long Branch, NJ7,94738%23%
Downingtown, PA7,94071%43%
Source: The Downingtown, PA 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.