Lancaster school information

IndexLancasterPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores63%72%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools392,56379,235
Total private schools341,62624,875
Total post-secondary schools134067,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Lancaster are 8% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 39 public schools in Lancaster.
  • 71.6% of people in Lancaster have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.2% of people in Lancaster have completed high school.
  • 18.8% of people in Lancaster have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Lancaster

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  • Brecht Sch1250 Lititz PikeGrades: KG - 05Students: 282 · Ratio: 14:176
  • Bucher Sch450 Candlewyck RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 398 · Ratio: 16:184
  • Buehrle Alternative Ed Sch426 E Clay StGrades: 06 - 12Students: 157 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Burrowes Sch1001 E Orange StGrades: PK - 05Students: 424 · Ratio: 14:157
  • Carter And Macrae El Sch251 S Prince StGrades: PK - 05Students: 339 · Ratio: 13:152
  • Centerville El Sch901 Centerville RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 484 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Centerville Ms865 Centerville RdGrades: 07 - 08Students: 63 · Ratio: 15:185
  • Conestoga Valley Ms500 Mount Sidney RdGrades: 07 - 08Students: 649 · Ratio: 15:185
  • Conestoga Valley Shs2110 Horseshoe RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,239 · Ratio: 15:175
  • Elizabeth R Martin El Sch1990 Wabank RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 296 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Fritz El Sch845 Hornig RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 596 · Ratio: 16:184
  • Fulton El Sch225 W Orange StGrades: PK - 05Students: 419 · Ratio: 14:151
  • George Washington El Sch545 S Ann StGrades: PK - 05Students: 574 · Ratio: 13:150
  • Hambright El Sch2121 Temple AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 439 · Ratio: 16:177
  • Hamilton El Sch1300 Wabank RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 454 · Ratio: 15:154
  • Hand Ms431 S Ann StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 508 · Ratio: 12:140
  • James Buchanan El Sch340 S West End AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 428 · Ratio: 18:161
  • King El Sch466 Rockland StGrades: PK - 05Students: 59 · Ratio: 14:145
  • La Academia Partnership Charter School30 N Ann StreetGrades: 06 - 12Students: 127 · Ratio: 13:138
  • Lafayette El Sch1000 Fremont StGrades: PK - 05Students: 515 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Lincoln Ms1001 Lehigh AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 563 · Ratio: 12:154
  • Manheim Twp HsPo Box 5134Grades: 09 - 12Students: 1,827 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Manheim Twp MsPo Box 5134Grades: 07 - 08Students: 925 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Manor Middle School2950 Charlestown RdGrades: 07 - 08Students: 521 · Ratio: 14:182
  • Mccaskey Campus445 N Reservoir StGrades: 07 - 12Students: 2,796 · Ratio: 15:141
  • Neff 6Po Box 5134Grades: 06 - 06Students: 45 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Neff SchPo Box 5134Grades: KG - 05Students: 422 · Ratio: 17:186
  • Nitrauer Sch811 Ashbourne AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 585 · Ratio: 16:189
  • Phoenix Academy630 Rockland StGrades: 06 - 12Students: 288 · Ratio: 10:110
  • Price El Sch615 Fairview AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 438 · Ratio: 13:155
  • Reynolds Ms605 W Walnut StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 535 · Ratio: 12:145
  • Rohrerstown El Sch2200 Noll DriveGrades: KG - 06Students: 561 · Ratio: 15:185
  • Ross El Sch840 N Queen StGrades: KG - 05Students: 349 · Ratio: 14:161
  • Schaeffer Sch875 Pleasure RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 415 · Ratio: 20:183
  • Smoketown El Sch2426 Old Philadelphia PikeGrades: KG - 06Students: 644 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Thomas Wharton El Sch705 N Mary StGrades: KG - 05Students: 246 · Ratio: 14:157
  • Wheatland Ms919 Hamilton Park DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 59 · Ratio: 13:149
  • Wickersham El Sch401 N Reservoir StGrades: PK - 05Students: 463 · Ratio: 14:169

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Education level achieved in Lancaster

IndexLancasterPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade71.6%86.5%83.8%
Completed high school70.2%85.0%82.4%
Completed some college40.0%52.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree23.7%35.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.8%28.1%29.3%
Completed masters6.9%11.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.1%3.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Adamstown, PA1,73388%29%
Brownstown, PA71187%28%
Akron, PA3,92387%28%
East Petersburg, PA4,50486%26%
Lampeter, PA1,62886%26%
Lancaster, PA59,36863%8%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Brentwood, NY59,43656%18%
Blaine, MN59,29565%5%
Reston, VA59,21785%25%
National City, CA59,54354%20%
Pontiac, MI59,65829%57%
Lancaster, PA59,36863%8%
Source: The Lancaster, 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.