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64%
  • Shippensburg Area Shs
  • 317 North Morris Street, Shippensburg
  • Shippensburg Area SD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,045
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
57%
  • Nancy Grayson El School
  • 317 North Morris Street, Shippensburg
  • Shippensburg Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 437
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
55%
  • Shippensburg Intrm School
  • 317 North Morris Street, Shippensburg
  • Shippensburg Area SD
  • Grades: 4 - 5 · Students: 472
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
47%
  • James Burd El School
  • 317 North Morris Street, Shippensburg
  • Shippensburg Area SD
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 516
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
46%
  • Shippensburg Area Middle School
  • 317 North Morris Street, Shippensburg
  • Shippensburg Area SD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 775
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
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Shippensburg school information

IndexShippensburgPennsylvaniaNational
Average Test Scores54%53%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:116:116:1
Total public schools52,56379,221
Total private schools91,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963
The Shippensburg, PA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 9 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Shippensburg public schools have average test scores of 54% which is 1% higher than than the Pennsylvania average and 9% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Shippensburg public schools is 21:1, compared to 16:1 in Pennsylvania and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.1% have completed high school, 28.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Shippensburg

IndexShippensburgPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade78.4%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school77.1%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college47.1%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.6%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.3%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters13.7%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.2%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.3%1.4%1.3%

Shippensburg, PA School Districts

Shippensburg Area School District

There are a total of 5 public schools, 9 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Shippensburg. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Shippensburg, PA schools is 54%. The average student to teacher ratio is 21:1. In Shippensburg, PA, an average of 78.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Shippensburg 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 Shippensburg, PA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Shippensburg University, PA2,24361%23%
Newville, PA1,27460%22%
Cashtown, PA22260%21%
Biglerville, PA1,21456%14%
Fayetteville, PA2,81854%9%
Shippensburg, PA5,52954%9%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Jeanerette, LA5,52658%18%
Hightstown, NJ5,53244%11%
Webster, NY5,53263%29%
Williamston, NC5,53434%32%
Duquesne, PA5,53415%71%
Shippensburg, PA5,52954%9%
Source: The Shippensburg, 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.