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67%
  • Neshannock Jshs
  • 3834 Mitchell Rd, New Castle
  • Neshannock Township SD
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 595
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
67%
  • Neshannock Memorial El School
  • 3832 Mitchell Road, New Castle
  • Neshannock Township SD
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 620
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
63%
  • Shenango High School
  • 2550 Ellwood Rd, New Castle
  • Shenango Area SD
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 532
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
62%
  • Laurel El School
  • 223 Mccaslin Rd, New Castle
  • Laurel SD
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 631
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
60%
  • Shenango El School
  • 2501 Old Pittsburgh Rd, New Castle
  • Shenango Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 599
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
60%
  • New Castle Shs
  • 300 E Lincoln Ave, New Castle
  • New Castle Area SD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 800
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
50%
  • Laurel Jshs
  • 2497 Harlansburg Rd, New Castle
  • Laurel SD
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 613
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
42%
  • Lawrence County Ctc
  • 750 Phelps Way, New Castle
  • Lawrence County CTC
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 366
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
38%
  • Washington Intrmd School
  • 101 East Euclid Avenue, New Castle
  • New Castle Area SD
  • Grades: 3 - 6 · Students: 979
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
27%
  • New Castle Jhs
  • 310 E Lincoln Ave, New Castle
  • New Castle Area SD
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 457
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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  • Harry W Lockley Early Learning Center
  • 900 East Main St., New Castle
  • New Castle Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 2 · Students: 828
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
n/a
  • Croton Pre-kdg Center
  • 420 Fern St, New Castle
  • New Castle Area SD
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 89
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 36:1
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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.

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%

There are a total of 19 public schools, 3 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in New Castle. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for New Castle, PA schools is 53%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In New Castle, PA, an average of 80.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of New Castle schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of New Castle, PA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

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%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hastings, MN22,50155%12%
Willoughby, OH22,49574%50%
Okemos, MI22,49364%30%
Winchester, MA22,49188%78%
Jacksonville Beach, FL22,51966%33%
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.