Buchanan school information

IndexBuchananNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores30%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools14,06079,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
The Buchanan, NY educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Buchanan public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 39% lower than than the New York average and 40% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Buchanan public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.0% have completed high school, 32.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Buchanan are 40% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Buchanan.
  • 92.9% of people in Buchanan have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.0% of people in Buchanan have completed high school.
  • 32.2% of people in Buchanan have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Buchanan

IndexBuchananNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade92.9%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school91.0%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college61.4%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.6%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.2%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters12.9%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Buchanan, 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.