Newtown school information

Average Test Scores76%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:116:116:1
Total public schools52,56379,221
Total private schools81,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963
The Newtown, PA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 8 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Newtown public schools have average test scores of 76% which is 43% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 54% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Newtown public schools is 17:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 98.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 98.1% have completed high school, 64.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 12.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Newtown are 54% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Newtown.
  • 98.1% of people in Newtown have completed 8th grade.
  • 98.1% of people in Newtown have completed high school.
  • 64.7% of people in Newtown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Newtown

Completed 8th grade98.1%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school98.1%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college86.1%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree69.5%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors64.7%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters30.5%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.1%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.6%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Maple Glen, PA6,83784%70%
Doylestown, PA8,30580%63%
Fort Washington, PA5,95178%59%
New Hope, PA2,38578%58%
Chalfont, PA4,05476%53%
Newtown, PA2,02876%54%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Houston, AK2,02818%64%
Lyons, CO2,02751%3%
Lake Mills, IA2,02784%70%
Lunenburg, MA2,02773%48%
Bangor, MI2,02734%31%
Newtown, PA2,02876%54%
Source: The Newtown, 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.