Jamestown school information

IndexJamestownNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores31%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools144,06079,221
Total private schools31,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools24837,963
The Jamestown, NY educational system consists of 14 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Jamestown public schools have average test scores of 31% which is 36% lower than than the New York average and 37% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jamestown public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.8% have completed high school, 17.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Jamestown are 37% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Jamestown.
  • 79.8% of people in Jamestown have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.8% of people in Jamestown have completed high school.
  • 17.6% of people in Jamestown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Jamestown

IndexJamestownNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade79.8%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school78.8%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college51.4%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.5%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.6%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters7.2%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Jamestown West, NY2,27261%23%
Bemus Point, NY26952%6%
East Randolph, NY56150%2%
Panama, NY42850%1%
Frewsburg, NY2,17147%4%
Jamestown, NY30,34531%37%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Chicago Heights, IL30,34916%68%
Lake Stevens, WA30,35262%25%
Manchester, CT30,36436%26%
Morgantown, WV30,36451%4%
Plainfield, IN30,31886%75%
Jamestown, NY30,34531%37%
Source: The Jamestown, 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.