Bedford school information

IndexBedfordNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores70%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools34,06079,221
Total private schools21,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
The Bedford, NY educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Bedford 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 Bedford public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 97.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 96.4% have completed high school, 67.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.4% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Bedford are 42% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Bedford.
  • 97.0% of people in Bedford have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.4% of people in Bedford have completed high school.
  • 67.4% of people in Bedford have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bedford

IndexBedfordNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade97.0%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school96.4%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college85.1%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree72.0%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors67.4%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters27.3%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.4%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.5%1.3%

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

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Lincolndale, NY1,64498%98%
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Briarcliff Manor, NY7,73281%65%
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Bedford, NY1,95370%42%

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Farmingdale, ME1,95330%40%
Gila Bend, AZ1,95215%70%
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Pennington Gap, VA1,95476%55%
Bedford, NY1,95370%42%
Source: The Bedford, 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.