Farmingdale school information

IndexFarmingdaleNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores46%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools54,06079,221
Total private schools21,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools14837,963
The Farmingdale, NY educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Farmingdale public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 5% lower than than the New York average and 7% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Farmingdale public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.5% have completed high school, 40.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Farmingdale are 7% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Farmingdale.
  • 91.1% of people in Farmingdale have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.5% of people in Farmingdale have completed high school.
  • 40.4% of people in Farmingdale have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Howitt School70 Van Cott AveGrades: 6 - 8Students: 1,369 · Ratio: 13:146

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Education level achieved in Farmingdale

IndexFarmingdaleNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade91.1%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school90.5%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college66.4%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.3%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors40.4%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters15.8%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hewlett Bay Park, NY36699%100%
Old Westbury, NY4,58291%85%
Manhasset, NY7,99687%76%
Lake Success, NY3,08485%73%
Searingtown, NY4,72783%69%
Farmingdale, NY8,53246%7%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Flowood, MS8,53246%7%
Meadowbrook, AL8,53460%21%
Kensington, CT8,52860%22%
Northfield, NJ8,53750%2%
Bradford, PA8,54059%19%
Farmingdale, NY8,53246%7%
Source: The Farmingdale, 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.