Lake Placid school information

IndexLake PlacidNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores42%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools24,06079,221
Total private schools51,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
The Lake Placid, NY educational system consists of 2 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lake Placid public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 13% lower than than the New York average and 15% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lake Placid public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.6% have completed high school, 29.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lake Placid are 15% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Lake Placid.
  • 80.6% of people in Lake Placid have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.6% of people in Lake Placid have completed high school.
  • 29.8% of people in Lake Placid have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lake Placid

IndexLake PlacidNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade80.6%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school80.6%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college60.4%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.0%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.8%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Saranac Lake, NY5,56947%4%
Lake Placid, NY2,63942%15%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Macon, MS2,64018%63%
Clarkson Valley, MO2,63875%53%
Ware Shoals, SC2,63853%7%
Filer, ID2,64034%32%
Gibsonia, PA2,64079%60%
Lake Placid, NY2,63942%15%
Source: The Lake Placid, 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.