Potsdam school information

IndexPotsdamNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores61%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools34,06079,221
Total private schools11,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools24837,963
The Potsdam, NY educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Potsdam public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 27% higher than than the New York average and 24% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Potsdam public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.3% have completed high school, 55.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 12.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Potsdam are 24% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Potsdam.
  • 91.0% of people in Potsdam have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.3% of people in Potsdam have completed high school.
  • 55.5% of people in Potsdam have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Potsdam

IndexPotsdamNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade91.0%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school90.3%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college74.1%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree62.0%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors55.5%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters32.2%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.2%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate9.7%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Canton, NY6,62462%27%
Parishville, NY86760%22%
Brasher Falls, NY39353%7%
Norfolk, NY1,38347%4%
Colton, NY39540%20%
Potsdam, NY9,68261%24%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Brandywine, MD9,68135%29%
Forestdale, AL9,67922%55%
Brandon, SD9,67461%24%
Rincon, GA9,69052%5%
Sumner, WA9,69160%21%
Potsdam, NY9,68261%24%
Source: The Potsdam, 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.