Pelham school information

IndexPelhamNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores71%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools64,06079,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
The Pelham, NY educational system consists of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Pelham public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 48% higher than than the New York average and 45% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pelham public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.9% have completed high school, 56.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 12.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pelham are 45% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Pelham.
  • 92.6% of people in Pelham have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.9% of people in Pelham have completed high school.
  • 56.5% of people in Pelham have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pelham

IndexPelhamNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade92.6%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school91.9%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college73.7%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree61.7%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors56.5%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters30.5%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.1%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Pelham, 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.