West Hempstead school information

IndexWest HempsteadNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores74%64%68%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools64,06079,235
Total private schools21,09224,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,965

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  • The average school test scores in West Hempstead are 9% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in West Hempstead.
  • 88.8% of people in West Hempstead have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.0% of people in West Hempstead have completed high school.
  • 40.1% of people in West Hempstead have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in West Hempstead

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  • Chestnut Street School252 Chestnut StGrades: KG - 02Students: 137 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Cornwell Avenue School250 Cornwell AveGrades: 01 - 05Students: 362 · Ratio: 13:174
  • George Washington School347 William StGrades: 01 - 05Students: 379 · Ratio: 15:177
  • West Hempstead High School400 Nassau BlvdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 903 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • West Hempstead Middle School450 Nassau BlvdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 458 · Ratio: 16:172

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Education level achieved in West Hempstead

IndexWest HempsteadNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade88.8%83.2%83.8%
Completed high school88.0%81.6%82.4%
Completed some college65.2%58.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree49.8%42.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors40.1%33.7%29.3%
Completed masters18.4%14.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree5.3%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Jericho, NY13,44593%37%
Sea Cliff, NY5,01292%36%
Garden City, NY22,54391%34%
Manhasset, NY7,92991%33%
Bayville, NY6,72490%32%
West Hempstead, NY18,80174%9%

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Glassboro, NJ18,79861%11%
Mokena, IL18,80489%31%
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West Hempstead, NY18,80174%9%
Source: The West Hempstead, 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.