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High school dipl. NAT. AVG.
Bachelors degree NAT. AVG.
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Schenectady school information

Index Schenectady New York National
Average Test Scores47%56%48%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools374,06079,221
Total private schools111,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools44837,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Schenectady are 2% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 37 public schools in Schenectady
  • 79.0% of people in Schenectady have completed 8th grade
  • 76.8% of people in Schenectady have completed high school
  • 21.1% of people in Schenectady have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Schenectady

      Index Schenectady New York National
      Completed 8th grade79.0%83.5%84.3%
      Completed high school76.8%82.1%83.0%
      Completed some college49.6%59.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree31.5%43.4%38.5%
      Completed bachelors21.1%34.7%30.3%
      Completed masters7.8%15.1%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.8%4.2%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%1.5%1.3%

      Schenectady, NY School Districts

      • Niskayuna Central School District
      • Schenectady City School District
      • Guilderland Central School District
      • Schalmont Central School District

      There are a total of 37 public schools, 11 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Schenectady. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Schenectady, NY schools is 47%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Schenectady, NY, an average of 79.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Voorheesville, NY2,82278%63.2%
      East Greenbush, NY4,96074%54.5%
      Ballston Spa, NY5,13465%34.4%
      Stillwater, NY1,91064%32.8%
      Delanson, NY37961%26.6%
      Schenectady, NY65,55447%2.2%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Harlingen, TX65,63448%0.7%
      Homestead, FL65,68850%5.1%
      Johnson City, TN65,41552%8.9%
      Bayonne, NJ65,77247%1.8%
      Eagan, MN65,87463%31.5%
      Schenectady, NY65,55447%2.2%
      Source: The Schenectady, 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.