West Islip school information

IndexWest IslipNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores52%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools94,06079,221
Total private schools21,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
The West Islip, NY educational system consists of 9 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. West Islip public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 7% higher than than the New York average and 5% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Islip public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.0% have completed high school, 36.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Islip are 5% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in West Islip.
  • 92.6% of people in West Islip have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.0% of people in West Islip have completed high school.
  • 36.5% of people in West Islip have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Islip

IndexWest IslipNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade92.6%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school92.0%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college65.6%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.8%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.5%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters17.8%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.7%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Jericho, NY13,73082%66%
Greenlawn, NY14,20880%62%
Syosset, NY19,23276%55%
Oyster Bay, NY6,22676%54%
Bethpage, NY16,19775%52%
West Islip, NY27,23152%5%

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Lindenhurst, NY27,23454%10%
Deer Park, NY27,22347%5%
New London, CT27,21829%40%
Glen Cove, NY27,24645%8%
Fitchburg, WI27,25459%20%
West Islip, NY27,23152%5%
Source: The West Islip, 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.