Avg. test scores 13%
High school dipl. 10%
Bachelors degree 106%

Ithaca school information

IndexIthacaNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores56%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools154,06079,221
Total private schools31,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools24837,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Ithaca are 13% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Ithaca
  • 91.7% of people in Ithaca have completed 8th grade
  • 91.3% of people in Ithaca have completed high school
  • 62.6% of people in Ithaca have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Ithaca

      IndexIthacaNew YorkNational
      Completed 8th grade91.7%83.5%84.3%
      Completed high school91.3%82.1%83.0%
      Completed some college80.3%59.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree68.7%43.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors62.6%34.7%30.3%
      Completed masters37.9%15.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree12.6%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate8.9%1.5%1.3%

      Ithaca, NY School Districts

      • Ithaca City School District

      There are a total of 15 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Ithaca. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Ithaca, NY schools is 56%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Ithaca, NY, an average of 91.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 91.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lansing, NY3,63765%33%
      Northeast Ithaca, NY2,88264%31%
      Trumansburg, NY1,57456%14%
      Cayuga Heights, NY3,79955%11%
      Dryden, NY1,96950%1%
      Ithaca, NY30,62556%13%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Banning, CA30,64329%41%
      Milford Mill, MD30,65028%43%
      Statesboro, GA30,59735%29%
      Newington, CT30,59056%13%
      Goleta, CA30,67148%2%
      Ithaca, NY30,62556%13%
      Source: The Ithaca, 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.