Avg. test scores 32%
High school dipl. 13%
Bachelors degree 122%
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New Paltz school information

IndexNew PaltzNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores64%56%48%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools54,06079,221
Total private schools21,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools24837,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in New Paltz are 32% 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%

      New Paltz, NY School Districts

      • New Paltz Central School District

      There are a total of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in New Paltz. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for New Paltz, NY schools is 64%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In New Paltz, NY, an average of 94.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 94.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hopewell Junction, NY36174%54.5%
      Rhinebeck, NY2,61468%41.0%
      Freedom Plains, NY45964%33.0%
      Stone Ridge, NY1,09262%28.8%
      Marlboro, NY3,51459%23.0%
      New Paltz, NY7,03464%32.0%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Twin Rivers, NJ7,03452%8.1%
      Fayetteville, TN7,03336%25.2%
      Archbald, PA7,03661%26.8%
      Ridley Park, PA7,03256%15.3%
      Lexington, VA7,03685%76.8%
      New Paltz, NY7,03464%32.0%
      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.