Avg. test scores 45%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 44%

Niagara Falls school information

IndexNiagara FallsNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores27%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools144,06079,221
Total private schools71,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools14837,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Niagara Falls are 45% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Niagara Falls
  • 79.4% of people in Niagara Falls have completed 8th grade
  • 78.2% of people in Niagara Falls have completed high school
  • 17.0% of people in Niagara Falls have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Niagara Falls

      IndexNiagara FallsNew YorkNational
      Completed 8th grade79.4%83.5%84.3%
      Completed high school78.2%82.1%83.0%
      Completed some college47.2%59.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree26.7%43.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors17.0%34.7%30.3%
      Completed masters7.1%15.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.1%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.4%1.5%1.3%

      Niagara Falls, NY School Districts

      • Niagara Falls City School District
      • Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District

      There are a total of 14 public schools, 7 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Niagara Falls. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Niagara Falls, NY schools is 27%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Niagara Falls, NY, an average of 79.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Williamsville, NY5,26969%40%
      Youngstown, NY1,86264%30%
      Sanborn, NY1,28764%30%
      Cheektowaga, NY74,67351%4%
      Tonawanda city, NY14,99149%0%
      Niagara Falls, NY49,18027%45%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Harrisburg, PA49,16033%33%
      La Mirada, CA49,13046%6%
      Methuen Town, MA49,04359%20%
      Rancho Santa Margarita, CA49,03863%28%
      Severn, MD49,01738%23%
      Niagara Falls, NY49,18027%45%
      Source: The Niagara Falls, 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.