Lewes school information

Average Test Scores51%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:116:116:1
Total public schools419179,221
Total private schoolsn/a12924,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a207,963
The Lewes, DE educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lewes public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 18% higher than than the Delaware average and 4% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lewes public schools is 13:1, compared to 16:1 in Delaware and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.8% have completed high school, 44.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 9.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lewes are 4% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Lewes.
  • 93.1% of people in Lewes have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.8% of people in Lewes have completed high school.
  • 44.8% of people in Lewes have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lewes

Completed 8th grade93.1%86.3%84.3%
Completed high school91.8%85.3%83.0%
Completed some college67.4%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree55.3%38.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors44.8%30.5%30.3%
Completed masters26.3%12.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.1%3.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.2%1.7%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
West Cape May, NJ95570%41%
Rehoboth Beach, DE1,11968%37%
Millsboro, DE4,12158%17%
Milton, DE2,75650%1%
Georgetown, DE6,91748%3%
Lewes, DE2,95551%4%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Woodlynne, NJ2,95530%39%
Ava, MO2,95556%15%
Balmville, NY2,95420%60%
Hamilton, TX2,95477%57%
Channel Islands Beach, CA2,95453%7%
Lewes, DE2,95551%4%
Source: The Lewes, 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.