Gettysburg school information

IndexGettysburgPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores61%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools62,56379,221
Total private schools41,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools24067,963
The Gettysburg, PA educational system consists of 6 public schools, 4 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Gettysburg public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 15% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 24% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gettysburg public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.5% have completed high school, 34.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Gettysburg are 24% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Gettysburg.
  • 81.2% of people in Gettysburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.5% of people in Gettysburg have completed high school.
  • 34.5% of people in Gettysburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Gettysburg

IndexGettysburgPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade81.2%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school79.5%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college56.6%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.5%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters17.6%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.1%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.2%1.4%1.3%

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

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Littlestown, PA4,44965%33%
Parkville, PA6,93764%30%
New Oxford, PA2,25662%27%
Midway, PA1,90762%26%
York Springs, PA77861%24%
Gettysburg, PA7,64361%24%

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Clear Lake, IA7,64482%67%
Summit, WA7,64649%1%
Ivins, UT7,64639%21%
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Burton, SC7,64843%12%
Gettysburg, PA7,64361%24%
Source: The Gettysburg, 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.