Port Jefferson school information

IndexPort JeffersonNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores85%64%68%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools44,06079,235
Total private schools21,09224,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Port Jefferson are 25% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Port Jefferson.
  • 97.7% of people in Port Jefferson have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.6% of people in Port Jefferson have completed high school.
  • 61.6% of people in Port Jefferson have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Port Jefferson

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  • Earl L Vandermeulen High School350 Old Post RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 379 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Port Jefferson Elementary School500 Scraggy Hill RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 59 · Ratio: 10:184
  • Port Jefferson Middle School350 Old Post RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 303 · Ratio: 16:186

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Education level achieved in Port Jefferson

IndexPort JeffersonNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade97.7%83.2%83.8%
Completed high school97.6%81.6%82.4%
Completed some college81.4%58.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree69.0%42.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors61.6%33.7%29.3%
Completed masters40.1%14.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree17.3%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate8.7%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
St. James, NY13,27487%27%
Nesconset, NY14,08086%27%
Kings Park, NY17,69485%25%
Smithtown, NY26,40885%24%
Dix Hills, NY26,96984%23%
Port Jefferson, NY7,78985%25%

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Port Jefferson, NY7,78985%25%
Source: The Port Jefferson, 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.