Shirley school information

IndexShirleyNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores70%64%68%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools34,06079,235
Total private schoolsn/a1,09224,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Shirley are 3% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Shirley.
  • 83.1% of people in Shirley have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.9% of people in Shirley have completed high school.
  • 14.0% of people in Shirley have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Shirley

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  • John S Hobart Elementary School230 Van Buren StGrades: KG - 05Students: 844 · Ratio: 15:173
  • Nathaniel Woodhull Elementary School6 Francis Landau PlGrades: KG - 05Students: 737 · Ratio: 15:165
  • William Floyd Elementary School111 Lexington RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 765 · Ratio: 13:172

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Education level achieved in Shirley

IndexShirleyNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade83.1%83.2%83.8%
Completed high school81.9%81.6%82.4%
Completed some college41.7%58.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree24.3%42.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors14.0%33.7%29.3%
Completed masters6.6%14.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.3%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.4%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Quogue, NY88896%41%
St. James, NY13,27487%27%
Nesconset, NY14,08086%27%
Port Jefferson, NY7,78985%25%
Mount Sinai, NY12,62084%23%
Shirley, NY25,93170%3%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
South Pasadena, CA25,91482%21%
Batavia, IL25,90591%33%
Xenia, OH25,90370%2%
Lemon Grove, CA25,96360%13%
Parkland, FL25,89579%15%
Shirley, NY25,93170%3%
Source: The Shirley, 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.