Ithaca school information

IndexIthacaNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores71%64%68%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools154,06079,235
Total private schools31,09224,875
Total post-secondary schools24837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Ithaca are 4% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Ithaca.
  • 93.3% of people in Ithaca have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.3% of people in Ithaca have completed high school.
  • 64.3% of people in Ithaca have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Ithaca

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  • Belle Sherman School501 Mitchell StGrades: PK - 05Students: 374 · Ratio: 12:181
  • Beverly J Martin Elementary School302 W Buffalo StGrades: PK - 05Students: 33 · Ratio: 8:152
  • Boynton Middle School1601 N Cayuga StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 561 · Ratio: 13:170
  • Cayuga Heights Elementary School110 E Upland RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 351 · Ratio: 14:181
  • Dewitt Middle School560 Warren RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 483 · Ratio: 11:167
  • Enfield School20 Enfield Main RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 254 · Ratio: 9:150
  • Fall Creek Elementary School202 King StGrades: PK - 05Students: 225 · Ratio: 12:179
  • Ithaca Senior High School1401 N Cayuga StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,367 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Lehman Alternative Community School111 Chestnut StGrades: 06 - 12Students: 295 · Ratio: 19:158
  • New Roots Charter SchoolPo Box 936Grades: 09 - 11Students: 115 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Northeast School425 Winthrop DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 369 · Ratio: 12:190
  • South Hill School520 Hudson StGrades: PK - 05Students: 315 · Ratio: 10:179
  • Tompkins Seneca Tioga Boces555 Warren RdGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Ithaca

IndexIthacaNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade93.3%83.2%83.8%
Completed high school92.3%81.6%82.4%
Completed some college82.5%58.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree70.0%42.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors64.3%33.7%29.3%
Completed masters38.4%14.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree13.8%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate10.4%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lansing, NY3,61476%12%
Trumansburg, NY1,72366%2%
Odessa, NY66658%15%
Candor, NY72254%20%
Dryden, NY2,10054%21%
Ithaca, NY30,39971%4%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Miami Lakes, FL30,39655%19%
Des Moines, WA30,40366%4%
Chicago Heights, IL30,41073%8%
Clearfield, UT30,36167%1%
North Royalton, OH30,35395%39%
Ithaca, NY30,39971%4%
Source: The Ithaca, 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.