Hockessin school information

Average Test Scores44%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:116:116:1
Total public schools119179,221
Total private schools912924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a207,963
The Hockessin, DE educational system consists of 1 public schools, 9 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Hockessin public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 2% higher than than the Delaware average and 11% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hockessin public schools is 18:1, compared to 16:1 in Delaware and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.4% have completed high school, 63.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 12.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hockessin are 11% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Hockessin.
  • 95.8% of people in Hockessin have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.4% of people in Hockessin have completed high school.
  • 63.4% of people in Hockessin have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hockessin

Completed 8th grade95.8%86.3%84.3%
Completed high school95.4%85.3%83.0%
Completed some college82.6%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree69.4%38.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors63.4%30.5%30.3%
Completed masters30.0%12.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.0%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.8%1.7%1.3%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
North Star, DE7,56783%68%
Kennett Square, PA6,13979%60%
West Chester, PA19,43477%57%
Village Green-Green Ridge, PA8,00275%52%
West Grove, PA2,85062%26%
Hockessin, DE13,70244%11%

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Livingston, CA13,70326%46%
River Ridge, LA13,70662%26%
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Washington, PA13,69359%20%
Hockessin, DE13,70244%11%
Source: The Hockessin, DE 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.