Great Neck school information

IndexGreat NeckNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores71%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools94,06079,221
Total private schools21,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
The Great Neck, NY educational system consists of 9 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Great Neck public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 46% higher than than the New York average and 43% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Great Neck public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.6% have completed high school, 53.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 13.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Great Neck are 43% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Great Neck.
  • 90.3% of people in Great Neck have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.6% of people in Great Neck have completed high school.
  • 53.4% of people in Great Neck have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Great Neck

IndexGreat NeckNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade90.3%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school88.6%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college72.6%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree58.0%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors53.4%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters26.1%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree13.1%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Great Neck, 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.