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Avg. test scores 43%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 8%

Downingtown school information

IndexDowningtownPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores71%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools112,56379,221
Total private schools71,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Downingtown are 43% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Downingtown
  • 89.4% of people in Downingtown have completed 8th grade
  • 88.9% of people in Downingtown have completed high school
  • 32.8% of people in Downingtown have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Downingtown

      IndexDowningtownPennsylvaniaNational
      Completed 8th grade89.4%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school88.9%85.6%83.0%
      Completed some college61.5%53.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree44.5%37.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors32.8%29.3%30.3%
      Completed masters9.0%11.5%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.0%3.3%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.0%1.4%1.3%

      Downingtown, PA School Districts

      • Downingtown Area School District

      There are a total of 11 public schools, 7 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Downingtown. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Downingtown, PA schools is 71%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Downingtown, PA, an average of 89.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Berwyn, PA3,22883%68%
      Devon, PA1,88082%67%
      Collegeville, PA5,27980%63%
      Chesterbrook, PA4,69379%61%
      Malvern, PA3,34379%61%
      Downingtown, PA7,94071%43%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      West Frankfort, IL7,94119%61%
      Carnegie, PA7,94451%3%
      Mahopac, NY7,93458%18%
      Dexter, MO7,93441%16%
      West Long Branch, NJ7,94738%23%
      Downingtown, PA7,94071%43%
      Source: The Downingtown, 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.