Locust Valley school information

IndexLocust ValleyNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores65%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools34,06079,221
Total private schools21,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
The Locust Valley, NY educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Locust Valley public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 34% higher than than the New York average and 31% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Locust Valley public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.4% have completed high school, 38.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Locust Valley are 31% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Locust Valley.
  • 88.8% of people in Locust Valley have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.4% of people in Locust Valley have completed high school.
  • 38.3% of people in Locust Valley have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Locust Valley

IndexLocust ValleyNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade88.8%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school86.4%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college63.0%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.3%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors38.3%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters14.5%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Old Westbury, NY4,58291%85%
Manhasset, NY7,99687%76%
Lake Success, NY3,08485%73%
Searingtown, NY4,72783%69%
Glen Head, NY4,86083%69%
Locust Valley, NY3,22965%31%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Berwyn, PA3,22883%68%
Kings Beach, CA3,23037%25%
Warrensburg, NY3,22736%27%
Milan, NM3,22718%63%
Coplay, PA3,23275%51%
Locust Valley, NY3,22965%31%
Source: The Locust Valley, 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.