Wilmington school information

IndexWilmingtonDelawareNational
Average Test Scores35%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools5819179,235
Total private schools5112924,875
Total post-secondary schools9207,965

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  • The average school test scores in Wilmington are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 58 public schools in Wilmington.
  • 78.7% of people in Wilmington have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.4% of people in Wilmington have completed high school.
  • 25.6% of people in Wilmington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Wilmington

IndexWilmingtonDelawareNational
Completed 8th grade78.7%85.7%83.8%
Completed high school77.4%84.6%82.4%
Completed some college48.6%56.5%58.4%
Completed associate degree30.3%36.8%37.2%
Completed bachelors25.6%29.4%29.3%
Completed masters10.8%11.9%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.1%3.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
North Star, DE7,65583%68%
Swarthmore, PA6,19882%67%
Media, PA5,34180%62%
Kennett Square, PA6,12379%60%
Village Green-Green Ridge, PA7,80475%52%
Wilmington, DE71,26335%30%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pawtucket, RI71,31320%58%
Waldorf, MD71,35836%28%
Warner Robins, GA71,35935%30%
Perris, CA71,37728%43%
Waukesha, WI71,08349%1%
Wilmington, DE71,26335%30%
Source: The Wilmington, 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.