New Cumberland school information

IndexNew CumberlandPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores55%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools32,56379,221
Total private schools31,62624,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4067,963
The New Cumberland, PA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. New Cumberland public schools have average test scores of 55% which is 4% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 12% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of New Cumberland public schools is 15:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.3% have completed high school, 32.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in New Cumberland are 12% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in New Cumberland.
  • 90.8% of people in New Cumberland have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.3% of people in New Cumberland have completed high school.
  • 32.3% of people in New Cumberland have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in New Cumberland

IndexNew CumberlandPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade90.8%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school89.3%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college60.4%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.3%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters12.8%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.5%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Penbrook, PA2,98284%70%
Union Deposit, PA66279%61%
Skyline View, PA3,99378%58%
Colony Park, PA1,45977%55%
Hershey, PA14,33873%48%
New Cumberland, PA7,29055%12%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lincolnshire, IL7,29174%51%
Auburn, GA7,29146%7%
Hillsboro, IL7,28725%49%
Albertville, MN7,28674%49%
Herkimer, NY7,29442%15%
New Cumberland, PA7,29055%12%
Source: The New Cumberland, 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.