Chambersburg school information

IndexChambersburgPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores51%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools172,56379,221
Total private schools71,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools54067,963
The Chambersburg, PA educational system consists of 17 public schools, 7 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Chambersburg public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 5% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 3% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Chambersburg public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.5% have completed high school, 21.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Chambersburg are 3% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in Chambersburg.
  • 79.8% of people in Chambersburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.5% of people in Chambersburg have completed high school.
  • 21.1% of people in Chambersburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Chambersburg

IndexChambersburgPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade79.8%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school77.5%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college43.5%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.2%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.1%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters7.9%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wayne Heights, PA2,54566%34%
Greencastle, PA4,03965%32%
Mercersburg, PA1,49362%25%
Shippensburg University, PA2,24361%23%
Waynesboro, PA10,76459%21%
Chambersburg, PA20,57651%3%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ypsilanti, MI20,57736%27%
South El Monte, CA20,56634%31%
Arvin, CA20,56221%58%
Union City, GA20,56017%65%
Silverdale, WA20,54653%8%
Chambersburg, PA20,57651%3%
Source: The Chambersburg, 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.