Dobbs Ferry school information

IndexDobbs FerryNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores52%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools64,06079,221
Total private schools21,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools14837,963
The Dobbs Ferry, NY educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Dobbs Ferry public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 8% higher than than the New York average and 6% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dobbs Ferry public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.1% have completed high school, 59.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 11.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Dobbs Ferry are 6% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Dobbs Ferry.
  • 92.3% of people in Dobbs Ferry have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.1% of people in Dobbs Ferry have completed high school.
  • 59.3% of people in Dobbs Ferry have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dobbs Ferry

IndexDobbs FerryNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade92.3%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school92.1%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college75.8%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree63.7%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors59.3%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters32.0%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree11.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.3%1.5%1.3%

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

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Dobbs Ferry, NY11,05852%6%

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Source: The Dobbs Ferry, 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.