Lancaster school information

IndexLancasterNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores61%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools74,06079,221
Total private schools41,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
The Lancaster, NY educational system consists of 7 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lancaster public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 26% higher than than the New York average and 23% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lancaster public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.5% have completed high school, 24.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Lancaster are 23% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Lancaster.
  • 89.2% of people in Lancaster have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.5% of people in Lancaster have completed high school.
  • 24.3% of people in Lancaster have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lancaster

IndexLancasterNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade89.2%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school88.5%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college60.3%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.6%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.3%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters9.5%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Clarence, NY2,92778%58%
Alden, NY2,59671%44%
Williamsville, NY5,26969%40%
Hamburg, NY9,57668%38%
Orchard Park, NY3,19765%33%
Lancaster, NY10,22061%23%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Broussard, LA10,22172%46%
Lanham, MD10,21919%61%
Alpena, MI10,21343%12%
Sedona, AZ10,20944%10%
Panthersville, GA10,23214%72%
Lancaster, NY10,22061%23%
Source: The Lancaster, 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.