New Castle school information

IndexNew CastlePennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores53%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools192,56379,221
Total private schools31,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools44067,963
The New Castle, PA educational system consists of 19 public schools, 3 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. New Castle public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 1% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 9% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of New Castle public schools is 16:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.5% have completed high school, 15.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in New Castle are 9% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 19 public schools in New Castle.
  • 80.3% of people in New Castle have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.5% of people in New Castle have completed high school.
  • 15.2% of people in New Castle have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in New Castle

IndexNew CastlePennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade80.3%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school78.5%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college40.4%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.2%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.2%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters4.6%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
New Middletown, OH1,53690%83%
Poland, OH2,67189%82%
Hubbard, OH7,68679%60%
Lowellville, OH1,16175%51%
East Palestine, OH4,59873%49%
New Castle, PA22,50053%9%

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New Castle, PA22,50053%9%
Source: The New Castle, 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.