Port Jefferson school information

IndexPort JeffersonNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores73%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools44,06079,221
Total private schools21,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
The Port Jefferson, NY educational system consists of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Port Jefferson public schools have average test scores of 73% which is 51% higher than than the New York average and 48% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Port Jefferson public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 98.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 97.7% have completed high school, 62.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 18.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Port Jefferson are 48% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Port Jefferson.
  • 98.0% of people in Port Jefferson have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.7% of people in Port Jefferson have completed high school.
  • 62.8% of people in Port Jefferson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Port Jefferson

IndexPort JeffersonNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade98.0%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school97.7%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college82.6%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree69.6%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors62.8%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters43.9%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree18.7%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate10.0%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Port Jefferson, 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.