Avg. test scores 28%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 14%

New Castle school information

IndexNew CastleDelawareNational
Average Test Scores35%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools1319179,221
Total private schools512924,874
Total post-secondary schools1207,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in New Castle are 28% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in New Castle
  • 88.1% of people in New Castle have completed 8th grade
  • 86.8% of people in New Castle have completed high school
  • 26.0% of people in New Castle have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in New Castle

      IndexNew CastleDelawareNational
      Completed 8th grade88.1%86.3%84.3%
      Completed high school86.8%85.3%83.0%
      Completed some college54.3%57.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree33.1%38.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors26.0%30.5%30.3%
      Completed masters12.2%12.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.8%3.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.4%1.7%1.3%

      New Castle, DE School Districts

      • Colonial School District

      There are a total of 13 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in New Castle. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for New Castle, DE schools is 35%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In New Castle, DE, an average of 88.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      North Star, DE7,56783%68%
      Kennett Square, PA6,13979%60%
      Village Green-Green Ridge, PA8,00275%52%
      Parkside, PA2,28167%36%
      Brookhaven, PA8,05665%31%
      New Castle, DE5,37235%28%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Fairport, NY5,37264%30%
      Northfield, IL5,37471%45%
      Berryville, AR5,37032%36%
      Post, TX5,36956%13%
      Santa Venetia, CA5,36833%33%
      New Castle, DE5,37235%28%
      Source: The New Castle, 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.