Olean school information

IndexOleanNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores35%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools94,06079,221
Total private schools21,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools24837,963
The Olean, NY educational system consists of 9 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Olean public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 28% lower than than the New York average and 29% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Olean public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.8% have completed high school, 25.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Olean are 29% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Olean.
  • 85.6% of people in Olean have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.8% of people in Olean have completed high school.
  • 25.7% of people in Olean have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Olean

IndexOleanNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade85.6%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school84.8%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college53.0%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.6%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.7%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters11.2%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Shinglehouse, PA90467%36%
Cuba, NY1,53160%22%
Bradford, PA8,54059%19%
Ellicottville, NY25058%18%
Allegany, NY1,95957%16%
Olean, NY13,99135%29%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Indiana, PA14,00254%9%
Sterling, CO13,97629%41%
Mountain House, CA14,00954%9%
Nesconset, NY13,97360%21%
Washington, MO14,01257%16%
Olean, NY13,99135%29%
Source: The Olean, 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.