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West Chester school information

Index West Chester Pennsylvania National
Average Test Scores74%55%48%
Student/Teacher ratio16:116:116:1
Total public schools172,56379,221
Total private schools161,62624,874
Total post-secondary schools14067,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in West Chester are 55% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 17 public schools in West Chester
  • 91.6% of people in West Chester have completed 8th grade
  • 90.9% of people in West Chester have completed high school
  • 52.9% of people in West Chester have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in West Chester

      Index West Chester Pennsylvania National
      Completed 8th grade91.6%86.9%84.3%
      Completed high school90.9%85.6%83.0%
      Completed some college70.9%53.6%59.4%
      Completed associate degree58.4%37.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors52.9%29.3%30.3%
      Completed masters17.4%11.5%11.5%
      Completed professional degree5.4%3.3%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.0%1.4%1.3%

      West Chester, PA School Districts

      • West Chester Area School District
      • Unionville-Chadds Ford School District

      There are a total of 17 public schools, 16 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in West Chester. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for West Chester, PA schools is 74%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In West Chester, PA, an average of 91.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Berwyn, PA3,62186%79.9%
      Devon, PA1,83084%75.5%
      Malvern, PA3,44579%64.2%
      Downingtown, PA8,01279%63.9%
      Media, PA5,65878%61.6%
      West Chester, PA20,03374%54.7%

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      Miamisburg, OH20,02067%40.5%
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      Elmwood Park, NJ20,01948%0.6%
      West Chester, PA20,03374%54.7%
      Source: The West Chester, PA education data displayed above is derived from the 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.