West Chester school information

IndexWest ChesterPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores81%72%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools172,56379,235
Total private schools161,62624,875
Total post-secondary schools14067,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in West Chester are 19% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in West Chester.
  • 89.2% of people in West Chester have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.8% of people in West Chester have completed high school.
  • 45.7% of people in West Chester have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in West Chester

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  • Chester Co Family Academy Cs323 E Gay St Suite B-7Grades: KG - 02Students: 58 · Ratio: 8:1n/a
  • E N Peirce Ms1314 Burke RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 886 · Ratio: 14:192
  • East Bradford El Sch820 Frank RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 352 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • East Goshen El Sch800 N Chester RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 501 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Fern Hill El Sch915 Lincoln AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 461 · Ratio: 15:196
  • Glen Acres El Sch1150 Delancey PlGrades: KG - 05Students: 478 · Ratio: 15:188
  • Hillsdale El Sch725 W Market StGrades: KG - 05Students: 576 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • J R Fugett Ms500 Ellis LnGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,003 · Ratio: 14:187
  • Mary C Howse El Sch641 W Boot RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 466 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Penn Wood El Sch1470 Johnny'S WayGrades: KG - 05Students: 525 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Pennsylvania Leadership Cs1332 Enterprise DrGrades: PK - 12Students: 2,155 · Ratio: 17:162
  • Pocopson El Sch1105 Pocopson RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 594 · Ratio: 15:198
  • Sankofa Academy Cs446 West Gay StreetGrades: 05 - 12Students: 67 · Ratio: 17:120
  • Sarah W Starkweather El Sch1050 Wilmington PikeGrades: KG - 05Students: 615 · Ratio: 16:194
  • Stetson Ms1060 Wilmington PikeGrades: 06 - 08Students: 928 · Ratio: 14:191
  • West Chester Bayard Rustin Hs1100 Shiloh RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,333 · Ratio: 15:183
  • West Chester East Hs450 Ellis LnGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,365 · Ratio: 15:172
  • West Chester Henderson Hs400 Montgomery AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,282 · Ratio: 15:177
  • Westtown-Thornbury El Sch750 Westbourne RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 471 · Ratio: 16:196

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Education level achieved in West Chester

IndexWest ChesterPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade89.2%86.5%83.8%
Completed high school87.8%85.0%82.4%
Completed some college66.1%52.2%58.4%
Completed associate degree52.0%35.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors45.7%28.1%29.3%
Completed masters14.5%11.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.8%3.2%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.3%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Devon, PA1,79095%39%
Audubon, PA8,48393%36%
Berwyn, PA3,22292%36%
Media, PA5,34191%34%
Malvern, PA3,17991%34%
West Chester, PA18,86081%19%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Claremore, OK18,84987%28%
Syosset, NY18,87289%30%
Ruskin, FL18,84629%58%
Johnston, IA18,87490%32%
Carlisle, PA18,87778%15%
West Chester, PA18,86081%19%
Source: The West Chester, 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.