Avg. test scores 60%
High school dipl. 18%
Bachelors degree 107%
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Port Jefferson school information

IndexPort JeffersonNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores77%56%48%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools44,06079,221
Total private schools21,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Port Jefferson are 60% 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%

      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 77%. 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.

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      West Sayville, NY4,87582%69.4%
      Shoreham, NY40682%69.4%
      Hauppauge, NY20,30180%65.9%
      Setauket-East Setauket, NY14,17480%65.2%
      Elwood, NY11,19779%63.1%
      Port Jefferson, NY7,79577%60.4%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lexington, TN7,79640%16.7%
      Grand Ledge, MI7,79456%16.0%
      Sheboygan Falls, WI7,79237%22.8%
      Milan, TN7,80341%15.1%
      Wyoming, MN7,78560%24.2%
      Port Jefferson, NY7,79577%60.4%
      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.