Saranac Lake school information

IndexSaranac LakeNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores47%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools64,06079,221
Total private schools11,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools14837,963
The Saranac Lake, NY educational system consists of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Saranac Lake public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 2% lower than than the New York average and 4% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Saranac Lake public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.1% have completed high school, 30.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Saranac Lake are 4% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Saranac Lake.
  • 87.3% of people in Saranac Lake have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.1% of people in Saranac Lake have completed high school.
  • 30.1% of people in Saranac Lake have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Saranac Lake

IndexSaranac LakeNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade87.3%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school87.1%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college65.1%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.7%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.1%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters12.8%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lake Placid, NY2,63942%15%
Saranac Lake, NY5,56947%4%

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Richlands, VA5,56882%66%
Breckenridge, TX5,57375%51%
Emporia, VA5,56567%35%
Pelham Manor, NY5,56470%41%
Milton, WI5,57456%14%
Saranac Lake, NY5,56947%4%
Source: The Saranac Lake, 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.