New Paltz school information

IndexNew PaltzNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores56%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools54,06079,221
Total private schools21,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools24837,963
The New Paltz, NY educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. New Paltz public schools have average test scores of 56% which is 16% higher than than the New York average and 13% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of New Paltz public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.0% have completed high school, 67.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in New Paltz are 13% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in New Paltz.
  • 94.0% of people in New Paltz have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.0% of people in New Paltz have completed high school.
  • 67.3% of people in New Paltz have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in New Paltz

IndexNew PaltzNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade94.0%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school94.0%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college84.4%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree74.0%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors67.3%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters38.6%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.1%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.7%1.5%1.3%

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

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Hopewell Junction, NY36175%51%
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Myers Corner, NY6,90864%29%
Rhinebeck, NY2,61463%27%
New Paltz, NY7,03456%13%

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Twin Rivers, NJ7,03456%14%
Fayetteville, TN7,03357%16%
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Source: The New Paltz, 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.