Oyster Bay school information

IndexOyster BayNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores76%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools24,06079,221
Total private schools41,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
The Oyster Bay, NY educational system consists of 2 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Oyster Bay public schools have average test scores of 76% which is 58% higher than than the New York average and 54% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Oyster Bay public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.0% have completed high school, 43.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Oyster Bay are 54% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Oyster Bay.
  • 90.6% of people in Oyster Bay have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.0% of people in Oyster Bay have completed high school.
  • 43.9% of people in Oyster Bay have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Oyster Bay

IndexOyster BayNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade90.6%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school88.0%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college63.3%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.1%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.9%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters17.1%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Old Westbury, NY4,58291%85%
Manhasset, NY7,99687%76%
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Searingtown, NY4,72783%69%
Glen Head, NY4,86083%69%
Oyster Bay, NY6,22676%54%

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Oyster Bay, NY6,22676%54%
Source: The Oyster Bay, 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.