New Castle school information

IndexNew CastleDelawareNational
Average Test Scores61%69%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools1319179,235
Total private schools512924,875
Total post-secondary schools1207,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in New Castle are 11% 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.

Best Schools in New Castle

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  • Bedford (Gunning) Middle School801 Cox Neck RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,069 · Ratio: 20:178
  • Castle Hills Elementary School502 Moores LaneGrades: PK - 05Students: 729 · Ratio: 16:165
  • Colwyck Elementary School12 Landers LaneGrades: KG - 05Students: 341 · Ratio: 14:155
  • Downie (Carrie) Elementary School1201 Delaware StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 557 · Ratio: 20:163
  • Eisenberg (Harry O.) Elementary School27 Landers LaneGrades: KG - 05Students: 531 · Ratio: 13:156
  • Family Foundations Academy1101 Delaware StreetGrades: KG - 07Students: 622 · Ratio: 18:168
  • Leach (John G.) School10 Landers LaneGrades: PK - 12Students: 102 · Ratio: 6:1n/a
  • Mccullough (Calvin R. ) Middle School20 Chase AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 751 · Ratio: 17:156
  • New Castle School (Colonial Ilc)903 Delaware StreetGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:15
  • Pencader Business And Finance Charter High School170 Lukens DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 616 · Ratio: 11:170
  • Penn (William) High School713 East Basin RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,981 · Ratio: 17:154
  • Pleasantville Elementary School16 Pleasant StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 522 · Ratio: 15:174
  • Read (George) Middle School314 East Basin RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 713 · Ratio: 17:163
  • Southern Elementary School795 Cox Neck RoadGrades: PK - 05Students: 929 · Ratio: 17:169
  • Wilmington Manor Elementary School200 East Roosevelt AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 474 · Ratio: 16:173

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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.
Hockessin, DE13,62086%26%
West Grove, PA2,85686%26%
Swedesboro, NJ2,62784%23%
Kennett Square, PA6,12384%23%
Chesapeake City, MD70383%21%
New Castle, DE5,34661%11%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Waterford, WI5,34690%32%
Hartsdale, NY5,34669%1%
Solvang, CA5,34578%15%
Wind Lake, WI5,34793%37%
Ripley, MS5,34963%7%
New Castle, DE5,34661%11%
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.