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  • Penn Wood Middle School
  • 121 Summit St, Darby
  • William Penn SD
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 762
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Park Lane El School
  • 1300 Park Ln, Darby
  • William Penn SD
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 437
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
  • Walnut Street El School
  • 224 South Sixth Street, Darby
  • William Penn SD
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 509
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1

Darby school information

Average Test Scores20%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools32,56379,221
Total private schools21,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Darby, PA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Darby public schools have average test scores of 20% which is 63% lower than than the Pennsylvania average and 60% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Darby public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.9% have completed high school, 11.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Darby

Completed 8th grade82.4%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school80.9%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college40.4%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.7%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.4%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters3.8%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.4%1.3%

Darby, PA School Districts

William Penn School District

There are a total of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Darby. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Darby, PA schools is 20%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Darby, PA, an average of 82.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 80.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Darby 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 Darby, PA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ardmore, PA12,59286%75%
Bryn Mawr, PA3,54585%73%
Penn Wynne, PA5,53584%70%
Berwyn, PA3,22883%68%
Devon, PA1,88082%67%
Darby, PA10,67720%60%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gulf Gate Estates, FL10,67669%39%
Vidalia, GA10,67431%38%
Lindon, UT10,68652%6%
Somers Point, NJ10,68622%55%
Durham, NH10,66669%39%
Darby, PA10,67720%60%
Source: The Darby, 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.