Peru school information

IndexPeruNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores47%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools44,06079,221
Total private schools11,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
The Peru, NY educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Peru public schools have average test scores of 47% which is 2% lower than than the New York average and 4% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Peru public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.6% have completed high school, 39.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Peru are 4% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Peru.
  • 94.0% of people in Peru have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.6% of people in Peru have completed high school.
  • 39.1% of people in Peru have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Peru

IndexPeruNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade94.0%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school93.6%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college85.8%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree68.7%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors39.1%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters12.2%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Burlington, VT42,55649%1%
Plattsburgh, NY19,82044%11%
Au Sable Forks, NY42642%15%
Willsboro, NY80840%20%
Keeseville, NY1,86926%48%
Peru, NY1,65047%4%

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Coalville, UT1,65043%13%
Chevy Chase Heights, PA1,65070%41%
Red Lake, MN1,65029%41%
Painted Post, NY1,65050%2%
Bellevue, IL1,65025%50%
Peru, NY1,65047%4%
Source: The Peru, 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.