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Rochester school information

Index Rochester New York National
Average Test Scores42%56%48%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools1314,06079,221
Total private schools591,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools204837,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Rochester are 12% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 131 public schools in Rochester
  • 75.8% of people in Rochester have completed 8th grade
  • 74.5% of people in Rochester have completed high school
  • 23.7% of people in Rochester have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Rochester

      Index Rochester New York National
      Completed 8th grade75.8%83.5%84.3%
      Completed high school74.5%82.1%83.0%
      Completed some college52.7%59.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree33.8%43.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors23.7%34.7%30.3%
      Completed masters9.6%15.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.7%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.3%1.5%1.3%

      Rochester, NY School Districts

      • Greece Central School District
      • Rochester City School District
      • Churchville-Chili Central School District
      • Rush-Henrietta Central School District
      • Gates-Chili Central School District

      There are a total of 131 public schools, 59 private schools and 20 post-secondary schools in Rochester. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Rochester, NY schools is 42%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Rochester, NY, an average of 75.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 74.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Pittsford, NY1,65183%72.7%
      Honeoye Falls, NY2,78377%59.7%
      Victor, NY2,70970%46.6%
      Caledonia, NY2,13369%42.7%
      Fairport, NY5,33665%35.8%
      Rochester, NY206,35742%11.8%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Oxnard, CA207,72226%46.5%
      Moreno Valley, CA208,75132%34.3%
      Birmingham, AL210,92828%40.9%
      Fayetteville, NC211,20137%23.1%
      Santa Clarita, CA212,51956%16.4%
      Rochester, NY206,35742%11.8%
      Source: The Rochester, NY education data displayed above is derived from the 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.