Newburgh school information

IndexNewburghNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores39%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools144,06079,221
Total private schools31,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools14837,963
The Newburgh, NY educational system consists of 14 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Newburgh public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 18% lower than than the New York average and 20% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Newburgh public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 66.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 63.2% have completed high school, 11.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Newburgh are 20% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Newburgh.
  • 66.0% of people in Newburgh have completed 8th grade.
  • 63.2% of people in Newburgh have completed high school.
  • 11.8% of people in Newburgh have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Newburgh

IndexNewburghNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade66.0%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school63.2%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college34.3%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.4%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.8%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.5%1.3%

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

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Fort Montgomery, NY1,54494%90%
Cold Spring, NY1,78176%54%
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Woodbury CDP, NY8,54973%49%
Newburgh, NY28,40639%20%

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Newburgh, NY28,40639%20%
Source: The Newburgh, 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.