Cortland school information

IndexCortlandNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores61%64%68%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools74,06079,235
Total private schools51,09224,875
Total post-secondary schools34837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Cortland are 10% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Cortland.
  • 85.3% of people in Cortland have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.8% of people in Cortland have completed high school.
  • 23.9% of people in Cortland have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Cortland

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  • Alton B Parker School89 Madison AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 312 · Ratio: 14:155
  • Cortland Junior Senior High School8 Valley View DrGrades: 07 - 12Students: 1,244 · Ratio: 14:162
  • F E Smith School33 Wheeler AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 277 · Ratio: 12:163
  • Franklyn S Barry School20 Raymond AveGrades: KG - 06Students: 407 · Ratio: 13:166
  • Randall School31 Randall StGrades: KG - 06Students: 321 · Ratio: 12:156
  • Virgil Elementary School1208 Church StGrades: KG - 06Students: 154 · Ratio: 16:165

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Education level achieved in Cortland

IndexCortlandNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade85.3%83.2%83.8%
Completed high school83.8%81.6%82.4%
Completed some college57.1%58.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree36.0%42.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors23.9%33.7%29.3%
Completed masters9.6%14.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.0%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tully, NY1,03774%9%
Moravia, NY1,51265%4%
Homer, NY3,25062%9%
Marathon, NY1,08160%12%
DeRuyter, NY53259%14%
Cortland, NY19,21861%10%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Simpsonville, SC19,21981%20%
Shelbyville, IN19,21683%21%
West Melbourne, FL19,20870%3%
Melville, NY19,22879%16%
Macomb, IL19,19390%31%
Cortland, NY19,21861%10%
Source: The Cortland, NY education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.