Hempstead school information

IndexHempsteadNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores24%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools134,06079,221
Total private schools51,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools44837,963
The Hempstead, NY educational system consists of 13 public schools, 5 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Hempstead public schools have average test scores of 24% which is 50% lower than than the New York average and 51% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hempstead public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 68.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 66.7% have completed high school, 18.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hempstead are 51% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Hempstead.
  • 68.5% of people in Hempstead have completed 8th grade.
  • 66.7% of people in Hempstead have completed high school.
  • 18.2% of people in Hempstead have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hempstead

IndexHempsteadNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade68.5%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school66.7%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college40.6%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.1%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.2%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.5%1.3%

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

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Hempstead, NY55,45424%51%
Source: The Hempstead, 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.