Niagara Falls school information

IndexNiagara FallsNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores27%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools144,06079,221
Total private schools71,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools14837,963
The Niagara Falls, NY educational system consists of 14 public schools, 7 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Niagara Falls public schools have average test scores of 27% which is 43% lower than than the New York average and 45% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Niagara Falls public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.2% have completed high school, 17.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Niagara Falls are 45% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Niagara Falls.
  • 79.4% of people in Niagara Falls have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.2% of people in Niagara Falls have completed high school.
  • 17.0% of people in Niagara Falls have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Niagara Falls

IndexNiagara FallsNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade79.4%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school78.2%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college47.2%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.7%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.0%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters7.1%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Williamsville, NY5,26969%40%
Youngstown, NY1,86264%30%
Sanborn, NY1,28764%30%
Cheektowaga, NY74,67351%4%
Tonawanda city, NY14,99149%0%
Niagara Falls, NY49,18027%45%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Harrisburg, PA49,16033%33%
La Mirada, CA49,13046%6%
Methuen Town, MA49,04359%20%
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA49,03863%28%
Severn, MD49,01738%23%
Niagara Falls, NY49,18027%45%
Source: The Niagara Falls, NY education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.