Highland Falls school information

IndexHighland FallsNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores27%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools24,06079,221
Total private schools11,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
The Highland Falls, NY educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Highland Falls public schools have average test scores of 27% which is 45% lower than than the New York average and 46% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Highland Falls public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.2% have completed high school, 38.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.2% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Highland Falls are 46% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Highland Falls.
  • 92.2% of people in Highland Falls have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.2% of people in Highland Falls have completed high school.
  • 38.8% of people in Highland Falls have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Highland Falls

IndexHighland FallsNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade92.2%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school91.2%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college68.9%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.8%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.8%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters16.8%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.2%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.3%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lincolndale, NY1,64498%98%
Carmel Hamlet, NY6,27897%97%
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Cold Spring, NY1,78176%54%
Chappaqua, NY1,32875%53%
Highland Falls, NY3,82827%46%

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Quitman, GA3,82720%59%
Lancaster, KY3,83144%10%
Madison, IL3,8258%83%
Coal Valley, IL3,82537%25%
Herculaneum, MO3,83150%2%
Highland Falls, NY3,82827%46%
Source: The Highland Falls, 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.