Potsdam school information

IndexPotsdamNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores72%64%68%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools34,06079,235
Total private schools11,09224,875
Total post-secondary schools24837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Potsdam are 5% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Potsdam.
  • 90.8% of people in Potsdam have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.9% of people in Potsdam have completed high school.
  • 53.1% of people in Potsdam have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Potsdam

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  • A A Kingston Middle School29 Leroy StGrades: 05 - 08Students: 358 · Ratio: 12:167
  • Lawrence Avenue Elementary School29 Leroy StGrades: PK - 04Students: 597 · Ratio: 15:177
  • Potsdam Senior High School29 Leroy StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 462 · Ratio: 13:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Potsdam

IndexPotsdamNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade90.8%83.2%83.8%
Completed high school88.9%81.6%82.4%
Completed some college70.8%58.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree58.5%42.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors53.1%33.7%29.3%
Completed masters30.4%14.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree12.3%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate8.8%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Canton, NY6,60071%5%
Parishville, NY75070%2%
Colton, NY39469%2%
Norwood, NY1,49867%1%
Madrid, NY71563%8%
Potsdam, NY9,57772%5%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Safford, AZ9,57466%4%
Dunn, NC9,57070%3%
Winslow, AZ9,57053%22%
Manteno, IL9,58586%26%
Steger, IL9,56978%15%
Potsdam, NY9,57772%5%
Source: The Potsdam, 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.