Avg. test scores 29%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 14%

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

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Cortland are 29% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Cortland
  • 85.6% of people in Cortland have completed 8th grade
  • 84.4% of people in Cortland have completed high school
  • 26.1% of people in Cortland have completed a bachelors degree

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      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.

      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%

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      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.