Garden City school information

IndexGarden CityNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores62%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools84,06079,221
Total private schools31,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools74837,963
The Garden City, NY educational system consists of 8 public schools, 3 private schools and 7 post-secondary schools. Garden City public schools have average test scores of 62% which is 28% higher than than the New York average and 26% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Garden City public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 97.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 97.0% have completed high school, 71.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 12.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Garden City are 26% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Garden City.
  • 97.2% of people in Garden City have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.0% of people in Garden City have completed high school.
  • 71.4% of people in Garden City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Garden City

IndexGarden CityNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade97.2%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school97.0%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college87.3%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree77.0%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors71.4%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters34.8%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.2%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Garden City, 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.