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  • Cortland Junior-senior High School
  • 8 Valley View Dr, Cortland
  • CORTLAND CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 1,199
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
42%
  • Franklyn S Barry School
  • 20 Raymond Ave, Cortland
  • CORTLAND CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 351
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
37%
  • F E Smith School
  • 33 Wheeler Ave, Cortland
  • CORTLAND CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 268
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
32%
  • Randall School
  • 31 Randall St, Cortland
  • CORTLAND CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 303
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
30%
  • Virgil Elementary School
  • 1208 Church St, Cortland
  • CORTLAND CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 135
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
17%
  • Alton B Parker School
  • 89 Madison Ave, Cortland
  • CORTLAND CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 304
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
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Cortland school information

IndexCortlandNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores35%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools74,06079,221
Total private schools51,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools34837,963
The Cortland, NY educational system consists of 7 public schools, 5 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Cortland public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 28% lower than than the New York average and 29% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cortland public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.4% have completed high school, 26.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Cortland

IndexCortlandNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade85.6%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school84.4%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college60.2%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.9%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.1%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters11.7%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.5%1.3%

Cortland, NY School Districts

Cortland City School District

There are a total of 7 public schools, 5 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Cortland. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Cortland, NY schools is 35%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Cortland, NY, an average of 85.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 84.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Cortland schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Cortland, NY schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Northeast Ithaca, NY2,88264%31%
Tully, NY1,06858%17%
Dryden, NY1,96950%1%
DeRuyter, NY48141%17%
Moravia, NY1,54041%17%
Cortland, NY19,01835%29%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Montrose, CO19,01630%38%
Five Corners, WA19,02038%22%
Alamo, TX19,02171%44%
Bonney Lake, WA19,02265%33%
Carlisle, PA19,01460%23%
Cortland, NY19,01835%29%
Source: The Cortland, 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.