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  • Earl L Vandermeulen High School
  • 350 Old Post Rd, Port Jefferson
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 371
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Port Jefferson Middle School
  • 350 Old Post Rd, Port Jefferson
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 289
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Port Jefferson Elementary School
  • 500 Scraggy Hill Rd, Port Jefferson
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 503
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1

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.

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%

Port Jefferson, NY School Districts

Port Jefferson Union Free School District

There are a total of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Port Jefferson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Port Jefferson, NY schools is 73%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Port Jefferson, NY, an average of 98.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 97.7% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Port Jefferson schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Port Jefferson, NY schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ridge, NY13,12974%49%
West Sayville, NY4,87572%47%
St. James, NY13,51272%47%
Commack, NY36,62572%46%
Dix Hills, NY27,40371%44%
Port Jefferson, NY7,79573%48%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lexington, TN7,79664%30%
Grand Ledge, MI7,79433%33%
Sheboygan Falls, WI7,79247%4%
Pike Road, AL7,79017%66%
Progress Village, FL7,78841%16%
Port Jefferson, NY7,79573%48%
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.
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