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Avg. test scores 24%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 14%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Gettysburg, PA School Districts

      • Gettysburg Area School District

      There are a total of 6 public schools, 4 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Gettysburg. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gettysburg, PA schools is 61%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Gettysburg, PA, an average of 81.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      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%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Clear Lake, IA7,64482%67%
      Summit, WA7,64649%1%
      Ivins, UT7,64639%21%
      Waikele, HI7,64847%5%
      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.