Washington Heights school information

IndexWashington HeightsNew YorkNew York
Average Test Scores31%46%48%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a0:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,2534,060
Total private schoolsn/a1551,092
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a215483
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  • The average school test scores in Washington Heights are 36% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Washington Heights.
  • 72.1% of people in Washington Heights have completed 8th grade.
  • 66.9% of people in Washington Heights have completed high school.
  • 32.2% of people in Washington Heights have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Washington Heights

IndexWashington HeightsNew YorkNew York
Completed 8th grade72.1%79.1%83.5%
Completed high school66.9%77.1%82.1%
Completed some college52.1%56.8%59.5%
Completed associate degree37.8%42.6%43.4%
Completed bachelors32.2%36.2%34.7%
Completed masters12.4%14.9%15.1%
Completed professional degree3.7%4.5%4.2%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.5%1.5%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hewlett Bay Park, NY36699%100%
Orangeburg, NY4,19299%100%
Teterboro, NJ8690%82%
Manhasset, NY7,99687%76%
Lake Success, NY3,08485%73%
New York, NY8,461,96146%7%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Los Angeles, CA3,918,87231%37%
Chicago, IL2,714,01723%52%
New York, NY8,461,96146%7%
Source: The Washington Heights, New York, 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.