Dix Hills school information

IndexDix HillsNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores71%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools134,06079,221
Total private schools21,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools14837,963
The Dix Hills, NY educational system consists of 13 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Dix Hills public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 47% higher than than the New York average and 44% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dix Hills public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.7% have completed high school, 58.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 12.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Dix Hills are 44% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Dix Hills.
  • 95.2% of people in Dix Hills have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.7% of people in Dix Hills have completed high school.
  • 58.0% of people in Dix Hills have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dix Hills

IndexDix HillsNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade95.2%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school94.7%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college78.2%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree65.6%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors58.0%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters29.9%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.5%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Dix Hills, 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.