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77%
  • Carlisle Area High School
  • 623 W Penn St, Carlisle
  • Carlisle Area SD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,522
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
75%
  • North Dickinson El School
  • 623 W Penn St, Carlisle
  • Carlisle Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 198
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
72%
  • Mooreland El School
  • 623 W Penn St, Carlisle
  • Carlisle Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 318
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
69%
  • Crestview El School
  • 623 W Penn St, Carlisle
  • Carlisle Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 528
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
59%
  • Bellaire El School
  • 623 W Penn St, Carlisle
  • Carlisle Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 405
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
58%
  • Middlesex El School
  • 250 N Middlesex Rd, Carlisle
  • Cumberland Valley SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 399
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
57%
  • Lamberton Middle School
  • 623 W Penn St, Carlisle
  • Carlisle Area SD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 563
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
56%
  • Wilson Middle School
  • 623 W Penn St, Carlisle
  • Carlisle Area SD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 543
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
45%
  • Letort El School
  • 623 W Penn St, Carlisle
  • Carlisle Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 287
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
40%
  • Hamilton El School
  • 623 W Penn St, Carlisle
  • Carlisle Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 354
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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Carlisle school information

IndexCarlislePennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores60%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools122,56379,221
Total private schools71,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools24067,963
The Carlisle, PA educational system consists of 12 public schools, 7 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Carlisle public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 14% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 23% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Carlisle public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.2% have completed high school, 36.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Carlisle

IndexCarlislePennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade85.1%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school84.2%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college58.3%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.2%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.4%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters16.7%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.4%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.4%1.4%1.3%

There are a total of 12 public schools, 7 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Carlisle. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Carlisle, PA schools is 60%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Carlisle, PA, an average of 85.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.2% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Carlisle schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Carlisle, PA schools.

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Carlisle, PA19,01460%23%

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Carlisle, PA19,01460%23%
Source: The Carlisle, PA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.