Greencastle school information

IndexGreencastlePennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores65%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:116:116:1
Total public schools42,56379,221
Total private schools21,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The Greencastle, PA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Greencastle public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 22% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 32% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Greencastle public schools is 19:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.4% have completed high school, 25.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Greencastle are 32% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Greencastle.
  • 88.2% of people in Greencastle have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.4% of people in Greencastle have completed high school.
  • 25.7% of people in Greencastle have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Greencastle

IndexGreencastlePennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade88.2%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school85.4%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college49.7%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.5%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.7%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters11.4%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.9%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Wayne Heights, PA2,54566%34%
Mercersburg, PA1,49362%25%
Waynesboro, PA10,76459%21%
Paramount-Long Meadow, MD2,51255%11%
Smithsburg, MD2,99954%10%
Greencastle, PA4,03965%32%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
North Richmond, CA4,0398%85%
Fremont, MI4,03831%36%
Charleroi, PA4,03757%17%
Hebron, IN4,04176%54%
Fenton, MO4,03674%51%
Greencastle, PA4,03965%32%
Source: The Greencastle, 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.