Elmira school information

IndexElmiraNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores16%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools164,06079,221
Total private schools51,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools44837,963
The Elmira, NY educational system consists of 16 public schools, 5 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Elmira public schools have average test scores of 16% which is 66% lower than than the New York average and 67% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Elmira public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.1% have completed high school, 14.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Elmira are 67% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Elmira.
  • 74.3% of people in Elmira have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.1% of people in Elmira have completed high school.
  • 14.5% of people in Elmira have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Elmira

sort by
min score 0

Find Real Estate Listings In Elmira


New Real Estate Listings In Elmira

Compare Elmira, NY Education To Other Cities

Education level achieved in Elmira

IndexElmiraNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade74.3%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school73.1%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college43.9%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.7%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.5%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters6.1%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Big Flats, NY5,44657%16%
Horseheads, NY6,60856%14%
Corning, NY10,97854%9%
Elmira Heights, NY3,89952%5%
Painted Post, NY1,65050%2%
Elmira, NY28,58316%67%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Kingman, AZ28,58640%19%
West Springfield Town, MA28,57557%15%
Ridgecrest, CA28,60442%15%
Northampton, MA28,53465%32%
Jacksonville, AR28,66122%56%
Elmira, NY28,58316%67%
Source: The Elmira, 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.