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Avg. test scores 40%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 54%

Amsterdam school information

IndexAmsterdamNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores30%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools94,06079,221
Total private schools31,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Amsterdam are 40% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Amsterdam
  • 77.0% of people in Amsterdam have completed 8th grade
  • 75.5% of people in Amsterdam have completed high school
  • 14.0% of people in Amsterdam have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Amsterdam, NY Schools

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      Education level achieved in Amsterdam

      IndexAmsterdamNew YorkNational
      Completed 8th grade77.0%83.5%84.3%
      Completed high school75.5%82.1%83.0%
      Completed some college46.4%59.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree27.0%43.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors14.0%34.7%30.3%
      Completed masters4.7%15.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.9%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%1.5%1.3%

      Amsterdam, NY School Districts

      • Amsterdam City School District
      • Broadalbin-Perth Central School District

      There are a total of 9 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Amsterdam. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Amsterdam, NY schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Amsterdam, NY, an average of 77.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 75.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Broadalbin, NY1,26495%93%
      Delanson, NY37968%38%
      Niskayuna, NY4,54861%23%
      Fonda, NY64961%23%
      East Glenville, NY6,58755%11%
      Amsterdam, NY18,06330%40%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Creve Coeur, MO18,07269%40%
      Hopkins, MN18,07751%4%
      Winthrop Town, MA18,03163%28%
      Vincennes, IN18,09870%42%
      Stafford, TX18,02673%49%
      Amsterdam, NY18,06330%40%
      Source: The Amsterdam, 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.