New Castle school information

IndexNew CastleIndianaNational
Average Test Scores77%77%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:122:116:1
Total public schools111,75579,235
Total private schools167524,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1417,965

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  • The average school test scores in New Castle are 13% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in New Castle.
  • 75.9% of people in New Castle have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.7% of people in New Castle have completed high school.
  • 12.8% of people in New Castle have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in New Castle

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  • Eastwood Elementary School806 S 22Nd StGrades: KG - 06Students: 31 · Ratio: 15:170
  • Henry Co Youth CenterPo Box 469Grades: 07 - 11Students: 13 · Ratio: 4:1n/a
  • James Whitcomb Riley Elem School1201 Riley RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 339 · Ratio: 21:191
  • New Castle High Sch801 Parkview DrGrades: 07 - 12Students: 120 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • New Castle Middle School601 Parkview DrGrades: 07 - 08Students: 616 · Ratio: 15:178
  • Parker Elementary School1819 RooseveltGrades: KG - 06Students: 466 · Ratio: 19:173
  • Sunnyside Elementary School2601 S 14Th StGrades: 01 - 07Students: 208 · Ratio: 17:169
  • Westwood Elementary School1015 S Greensboro PikeGrades: KG - 06Students: 349 · Ratio: 20:181
  • Wilbur Wright Elementary School1950 Washington StGrades: KG - 06Students: 313 · Ratio: 17:178

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Compare New Castle, IN Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in New Castle

IndexNew CastleIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade75.9%84.4%83.8%
Completed high school72.7%82.6%82.4%
Completed some college39.7%52.7%58.4%
Completed associate degree20.0%31.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors12.8%23.6%29.3%
Completed masters4.7%8.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.0%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.
Kennard, IN51690%32%
Modoc, IN26190%32%
Carthage, IN76786%27%
Cambridge City, IN1,87182%21%
Hagerstown, IN1,53782%20%
New Castle, IN17,85977%13%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Willimantic, CT17,84547%31%
Creve Coeur, MO17,84161%11%
Tiffin, OH17,83585%25%
Mattoon, IL17,90685%25%
Hopkins, MN17,90945%33%
New Castle, IN17,85977%13%
Source: The New Castle, IN 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.