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Avg. test scores 27%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 52%

Dunkirk school information

IndexDunkirkNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores36%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools64,06079,221
Total private schools31,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Dunkirk are 27% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Dunkirk
  • 78.1% of people in Dunkirk have completed 8th grade
  • 76.8% of people in Dunkirk have completed high school
  • 14.6% of people in Dunkirk have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Dunkirk

      IndexDunkirkNew YorkNational
      Completed 8th grade78.1%83.5%84.3%
      Completed high school76.8%82.1%83.0%
      Completed some college43.2%59.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree23.6%43.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors14.6%34.7%30.3%
      Completed masters7.6%15.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.7%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.5%1.3%

      Dunkirk, NY School Districts

      • Dunkirk City School District

      There are a total of 6 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Dunkirk. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Dunkirk, NY schools is 36%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Dunkirk, NY, an average of 78.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.8% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Fredonia, NY10,80156%13%
      Westfield, NY3,39456%13%
      Silver Creek, NY2,57755%12%
      Forestville, NY62847%4%
      Sinclairville, NY70145%10%
      Dunkirk, NY12,18636%27%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Evanston, WY12,17948%2%
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      Marysville, CA12,17631%37%
      Arkansas City, KS12,19834%31%
      Federal Heights, CO12,17317%65%
      Dunkirk, NY12,18636%27%
      Source: The Dunkirk, 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.