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Avg. test scores 53%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 88%

Newark school information

IndexNewarkDelawareNational
Average Test Scores47%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:116:116:1
Total public schools2519179,221
Total private schools2112924,874
Total post-secondary schools4207,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Newark are 5% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 25 public schools in Newark
  • 95.2% of people in Newark have completed 8th grade
  • 95.1% of people in Newark have completed high school
  • 57.0% of people in Newark have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Newark, DE Schools

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      Education level achieved in Newark

      IndexNewarkDelawareNational
      Completed 8th grade95.2%86.3%84.3%
      Completed high school95.1%85.3%83.0%
      Completed some college79.0%57.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree62.6%38.2%38.5%
      Completed bachelors57.0%30.5%30.3%
      Completed masters25.9%12.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree8.5%3.5%3.3%
      Completed doctorate6.6%1.7%1.3%

      Newark, DE School Districts

      • Christina School District
      • Red Clay Consolidated School District

      There are a total of 25 public schools, 21 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Newark. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Newark, DE schools is 47%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Newark, DE, an average of 95.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.1% 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%
      West Grove, PA2,85062%26%
      Pike Creek Valley, DE10,07757%16%
      Toughkenamon, PA1,61356%14%
      Newark, DE32,94147%5%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lexington, MA32,93688%78%
      Foster City, CA32,96777%56%
      Socorro, TX32,98875%52%
      Ken Caryl, CO32,88351%3%
      Franklin Town, MA32,87376%55%
      Newark, DE32,94147%5%
      Source: The Newark, 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.