Yorktown Heights school information

IndexYorktown HeightsNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores70%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools114,06079,235
Total private schools51,09224,875
Total post-secondary schools14837,965

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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.
  • 86.4% of people in Yorktown Heights have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.4% of people in Yorktown Heights have completed high school.
  • 36.6% 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 grade86.4%83.2%83.8%
Completed high school86.4%81.6%82.4%
Completed some college57.5%58.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree43.2%42.2%37.2%
Completed bachelors36.6%33.7%29.3%
Completed masters14.6%14.6%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.3%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.4%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lincolndale, NY1,62998%98%
Carmel Hamlet, NY6,82497%97%
Fort Montgomery, NY1,38594%90%
Briarcliff Manor, NY7,78381%65%
Upper Nyack, NY2,02081%64%
Yorktown Heights, NY2,29070%42%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Amelia, LA2,29085%72%
Steele, MO2,29046%7%
St. Paul, NE2,28979%61%
Rising Sun, IN2,29167%36%
St. George, SC2,29137%25%
Yorktown Heights, NY2,29070%42%
Source: The Yorktown Heights, 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.