Lancaster school information

IndexLancasterNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores81%64%68%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools74,06079,235
Total private schools41,09224,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Lancaster are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Lancaster.
  • 91.0% of people in Lancaster have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.7% of people in Lancaster have completed high school.
  • 24.1% of people in Lancaster have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Lancaster

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  • Como Park Elementary School1985 Como Park BlvdGrades: KG - 03Students: 417 · Ratio: 17:183
  • Court Street Elementary School91 Court StGrades: KG - 03Students: 417 · Ratio: 13:184
  • Hillview Elementary School11 Pleasantview DrGrades: KG - 03Students: 50 · Ratio: 14:178
  • Lancaster High School1 Forton DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,986 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Lancaster Middle School148 Aurora StGrades: 07 - 08Students: 1,013 · Ratio: 14:177
  • William Street School5201 William StGrades: 04 - 06Students: 1,395 · Ratio: 15:182

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Education level achieved in Lancaster

IndexLancasterNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade91.0%83.2%83.8%
Completed high school90.7%81.6%82.4%
Completed some college62.1%58.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree40.0%42.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors24.1%33.7%29.3%
Completed masters9.1%14.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.8%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Clarence, NY2,81187%28%
Williamsville, NY5,28685%24%
Orchard Park, NY3,23084%23%
Clarence Center, NY2,06983%22%
Hamburg, NY9,48282%20%
Lancaster, NY10,31481%18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Maynard, MA10,31469%1%
Galion, OH10,31475%10%
Bay St. Louis, MS10,31359%14%
Broomall, PA10,31288%29%
West Haverstraw, NY10,30858%15%
Lancaster, NY10,31481%18%
Source: The Lancaster, 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.