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Avg. test scores 37%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 42%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Jamestown, NY School Districts

      • Jamestown City School District

      There are a total of 14 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Jamestown. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Jamestown, NY schools is 31%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Jamestown, NY, an average of 79.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.8% have completed high school.

      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%

      Cities with similar population

      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.