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Avg. test scores 51%
High school dipl. 20%
Bachelors degree 40%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Hempstead, NY School Districts

      • Hempstead Union Free School District
      • Uniondale Union Free School District

      There are a total of 13 public schools, 5 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Hempstead. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Hempstead, NY schools is 24%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Hempstead, NY, an average of 68.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 66.7% have completed high school.

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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%
      Hempstead, NY55,45424%51%

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      Decatur, AL55,41937%25%
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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.