Melville school information

IndexMelvilleNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores79%64%68%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools44,06079,235
Total private schools21,09224,875
Total post-secondary schools14837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Melville are 16% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Melville.
  • 95.5% of people in Melville have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.2% of people in Melville have completed high school.
  • 54.4% of people in Melville have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Melville

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  • Birchwood Intermediate School121 Wolf Hill RdGrades: 03 - 05Students: 701 · Ratio: 14:167
  • Sunquam Elementary School515 Sweet Hollow RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 608 · Ratio: 13:185
  • West Hollow Middle School250 Old E Neck RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,471 · Ratio: 13:184

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Education level achieved in Melville

IndexMelvilleNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade95.5%83.2%83.8%
Completed high school95.2%81.6%82.4%
Completed some college74.6%58.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree61.5%42.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors54.4%33.7%29.3%
Completed masters26.6%14.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree9.6%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rye, NY15,89294%38%
Jericho, NY13,44593%37%
Sea Cliff, NY5,01292%36%
Garden City, NY22,54391%34%
Manhasset, NY7,92991%33%
Melville, NY19,22879%16%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Simpsonville, SC19,21981%20%
Cortland, NY19,21861%10%
Shelbyville, IN19,21683%21%
West Melbourne, FL19,20870%3%
Rose Hill, VA19,25973%6%
Melville, NY19,22879%16%
Source: The Melville, 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.