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95%
  • Downingtown Stem Academy
  • 335 Manor Ave, Downingtown
  • Downingtown Area SD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 787
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
83%
  • Uwchlan Hills El School
  • 50 Peck Rd, Downingtown
  • Downingtown Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 504
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
83%
  • Brandywine-wallace El School
  • 435 Dilworth Rd, Downingtown
  • Downingtown Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 477
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
82%
  • Shamona Creek El School
  • 501 Dorlan Mill Rd, Downingtown
  • Downingtown Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 576
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
81%
  • Downingtown Hs West Campus
  • 445 Manor Ave, Downingtown
  • Downingtown Area SD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,408
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
78%
  • West Bradford El School
  • 1475 Broadrun Rd, Downingtown
  • Downingtown Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 582
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
77%
  • Lionville El School
  • 526 W Uwchlan Ave, Downingtown
  • Downingtown Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 599
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
76%
  • Bradford Hgts El School
  • 1330 Romig Rd, Downingtown
  • Downingtown Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 513
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
73%
  • Beaver Creek El School
  • 601 W Pennsylvania Ave, Downingtown
  • Downingtown Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 420
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
73%
  • East Ward El School
  • 435 Washington Ave, Downingtown
  • Downingtown Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 565
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
72%
  • Marsh Creek Sixth Grade Center
  • 489 Dorlan Mill Road, Downingtown
  • Downingtown Area SD
  • Grades: 6 - 6 · Students: 1,047
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
67%
  • Downingtown Middle School
  • 115 Rock Raymond Rd, Downingtown
  • Downingtown Area SD
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 924
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
51%
  • 21st Century Cyber Cs
  • 126 Wallace Ave., Downingtown
  • 21st Century Cyber CS
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 845
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
0%
  • Chester Cty Tech Col Hs Brandywine Campus
  • 443 Boot Road, Downingtown
  • Chester County Technical College High School
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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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
The Downingtown, PA educational system consists of 11 public schools, 7 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Downingtown public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 33% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 43% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Downingtown public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.9% have completed high school, 32.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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.

To customize your list of Downingtown 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 Downingtown, PA schools.

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.