New Castle school information

IndexNew CastleDelawareNational
Average Test Scores35%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools1319179,235
Total private schools512924,875
Total post-secondary schools1207,965

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  • The average school test scores in New Castle are 28% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in New Castle.
  • 85.3% of people in New Castle have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.7% of people in New Castle have completed high school.
  • 27.0% of people in New Castle have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in New Castle

IndexNew CastleDelawareNational
Completed 8th grade85.3%85.7%83.8%
Completed high school83.7%84.6%82.4%
Completed some college55.7%56.5%58.4%
Completed associate degree34.9%36.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors27.0%29.4%29.3%
Completed masters9.9%11.9%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.0%3.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
North Star, DE7,65583%68%
Kennett Square, PA6,12379%60%
Village Green-Green Ridge, PA7,80475%52%
Parkside, PA2,19267%36%
Prospect Park, PA28865%31%
New Castle, DE5,34635%28%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Waterford, WI5,34665%31%
Hartsdale, NY5,34651%4%
Englewood Cliffs, NJ5,34672%46%
Solvang, CA5,34543%13%
Wind Lake, WI5,34775%51%
New Castle, DE5,34635%28%
Source: The New Castle, DE 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.