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  • Smithtown High School East
  • 10 School St, St. James
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,648
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Mills Pond Elementary School
  • 246 Moriches Rd, St. James
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 467
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
  • Saint James Elementary School
  • 580 Lake Ave, St. James
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 648
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1

St. James school information

IndexSt. JamesNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores72%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools34,06079,221
Total private schools31,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
The St. James, NY educational system consists of 3 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. St. James public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 50% higher than than the New York average and 47% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of St. James public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.0% have completed high school, 42.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in St. James

IndexSt. JamesNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade92.4%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school92.0%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college69.4%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.3%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.3%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters20.8%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.5%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.5%1.3%

St. James, NY School Districts

Smithtown Central School District

There are a total of 3 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in St. James. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for St. James, NY schools is 72%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In St. James, NY, an average of 92.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.0% have completed high school.

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Source: The St. James, 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.