Gettysburg school information

Average Test Scores80%72%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools62,56379,235
Total private schools41,62624,875
Total post-secondary schools24067,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Gettysburg are 17% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Gettysburg.
  • 76.5% of people in Gettysburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.4% of people in Gettysburg have completed high school.
  • 28.9% of people in Gettysburg have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Gettysburg

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  • Gettysburg Area Hs1130 Old Harrisburg RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,151 · Ratio: 14:167
  • Gettysburg Area Ms37 Lefever StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 667 · Ratio: 13:186
  • Gettysburg Montessori Charter SchoolEisenhower Elementary BldgGrades: KG - 09Students: 44 · Ratio: 4:1n/a
  • James Gettys El Sch898 Biglerville RdGrades: KG - 03Students: 30 · Ratio: 16:188
  • Lincoln El Sch98 Lefever StreetGrades: 04 - 05Students: 477 · Ratio: 16:180
  • Vida Charter School157 Lefever StreetGrades: KG - 06Students: 88 · Ratio: 16:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Gettysburg

Completed 8th grade76.5%86.5%83.8%
Completed high school73.4%85.0%82.4%
Completed some college50.6%52.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree36.0%35.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors28.9%28.1%29.3%
Completed masters14.3%11.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree6.4%3.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate4.5%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Emmitsburg, MD3,00193%36%
Thurmont, MD6,33392%34%
Sabillasville, MD29887%27%
Taneytown, MD6,73885%24%
Arendtsville, PA99479%16%
Gettysburg, PA7,63280%17%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Collinsville, VA7,63280%17%
Sandston, VA7,63175%10%
Monessen, PA7,63051%26%
Butler, NJ7,63675%10%
Lander, WY7,62765%5%
Gettysburg, PA7,63280%17%
Source: The Gettysburg, 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.