Highland school information

IndexHighlandNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores53%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools54,06079,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools14837,963
The Highland, NY educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Highland public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 11% higher than than the New York average and 8% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Highland public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.3% have completed high school, 31.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Highland are 8% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Highland.
  • 86.3% of people in Highland have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.3% of people in Highland have completed high school.
  • 31.6% of people in Highland have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Highland

IndexHighlandNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade86.3%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school85.3%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college62.4%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.1%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.6%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters11.3%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Highland, 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.