Smithtown school information

IndexSmithtownNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores60%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools94,06079,221
Total private schools41,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
The Smithtown, NY educational system consists of 9 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Smithtown public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 25% higher than than the New York average and 22% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Smithtown public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.4% have completed high school, 46.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Smithtown are 22% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Smithtown.
  • 92.9% of people in Smithtown have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.4% of people in Smithtown have completed high school.
  • 46.2% of people in Smithtown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Smithtown

IndexSmithtownNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade92.9%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school92.4%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college74.4%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.1%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors46.2%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters21.8%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.0%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.5%1.3%

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

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Smithtown, NY26,16260%22%

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Source: The Smithtown, 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.