Elmira school information

IndexElmiraNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores48%64%68%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools164,06079,235
Total private schools51,09224,875
Total post-secondary schools44837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Elmira are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Elmira.
  • 75.1% of people in Elmira have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.6% of people in Elmira have completed high school.
  • 14.1% of people in Elmira have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Elmira

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  • Broadway Elementary School1000 BroadwayGrades: PK - 05Students: 472 · Ratio: 13:149
  • Broadway Middle School1000 BroadwayGrades: 06 - 08Students: 828 · Ratio: 13:140
  • Diven School1115 Hall StGrades: PK - 05Students: 434 · Ratio: 11:136
  • Elmira Alternative High School At Washington Schoo422 W Washington AveGrades: 10 - 12Students: 62 · Ratio: 8:1n/a
  • Elmira Free Academy933 Hoffman StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 853 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Ernie Davis Middle School610 Lake StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 688 · Ratio: 12:149
  • Fassett Elementary School309 W Thurston StGrades: PK - 05Students: 39 · Ratio: 12:150
  • Hendy Avenue School110 Hendy AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 527 · Ratio: 14:173
  • Parley Coburn School216 Mt Zoar StGrades: PK - 05Students: 494 · Ratio: 12:145
  • Riverside School409 Riverside AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 457 · Ratio: 14:139
  • Southside High School777 S Main StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,118 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Thomas K Beecher School310 Sullivan StGrades: PK - 05Students: 395 · Ratio: 14:147

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Education level achieved in Elmira

IndexElmiraNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade75.1%83.2%83.8%
Completed high school73.6%81.6%82.4%
Completed some college44.8%58.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree24.9%42.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors14.1%33.7%29.3%
Completed masters6.1%14.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.3%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Big Flats, NY5,24774%8%
Horseheads, NY6,59372%5%
Painted Post, NY1,73272%5%
Corning, NY11,10867%2%
Sayre, PA5,55367%2%
Elmira, NY29,04648%30%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sterling, VA29,01678%15%
Schererville, IN29,08288%29%
Burbank, IL29,09780%18%
O'Fallon, IL29,10089%31%
Spanaway, WA29,11361%11%
Elmira, NY29,04648%30%
Source: The Elmira, 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.