B+
Avg. test scores 23%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 20%

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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Carlisle are 23% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Carlisle
  • 85.1% of people in Carlisle have completed 8th grade
  • 84.2% of people in Carlisle have completed high school
  • 36.4% of people in Carlisle have completed a bachelors degree

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      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%

      Carlisle, PA School Districts

      • Carlisle Area School District
      • Cumberland Valley School District

      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.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Dauphin, PA96072%46%
      Mechanicsburg, PA8,98967%36%
      Enola, PA6,29965%32%
      Wellsville, PA26865%31%
      Camp Hill, PA7,91263%27%
      Carlisle, PA19,01460%23%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Montrose, CO19,01630%38%
      Cortland, NY19,01835%29%
      Five Corners, WA19,02038%22%
      Saco, ME19,00845%10%
      Alamo, TX19,02171%44%
      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.