Yorktown Heights school information

IndexYorktown HeightsNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores70%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools114,06079,221
Total private schools51,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools14837,963
The Yorktown Heights, NY educational system consists of 11 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Yorktown Heights public schools have average test scores of 70% which is 45% higher than than the New York average and 42% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Yorktown Heights public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.4% have completed high school, 60.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Yorktown Heights are 42% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Yorktown Heights.
  • 95.4% of people in Yorktown Heights have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.4% of people in Yorktown Heights have completed high school.
  • 60.1% of people in Yorktown Heights have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Yorktown Heights

IndexYorktown HeightsNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade95.4%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school95.4%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college80.4%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree70.6%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors60.1%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters19.5%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Yorktown Heights, 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.