New Castle school information

IndexNew CastleColoradoNational
Average Test Scores26%34%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:117:116:1
Total public schools21,42679,221
Total private schools138424,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1387,963
The New Castle, CO educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. New Castle public schools have average test scores of 26% which is 24% lower than than the Colorado average and 48% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of New Castle public schools is 18:1, compared to 17:1 in Colorado and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.6% have completed high school, 29.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in New Castle are 48% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in New Castle.
  • 83.6% of people in New Castle have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.6% of people in New Castle have completed high school.
  • 29.1% of people in New Castle have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in New Castle

IndexNew CastleColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade83.6%87.9%84.3%
Completed high school83.6%87.1%83.0%
Completed some college68.9%69.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.5%47.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.1%38.7%30.3%
Completed masters9.2%14.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.6%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Silt, CO2,99632%35%
Glenwood Springs, CO9,80631%38%
Rifle, CO9,48825%50%
New Castle, CO4,61026%48%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Winnfield, LA4,61062%25%
Westlake, LA4,61166%35%
Eldon, MO4,61154%11%
Pittsburg, TX4,60881%64%
Ward, AR4,60831%38%
New Castle, CO4,61026%48%
Source: The New Castle, CO 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.