Stony Brook school information

IndexStony BrookNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores70%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools24,06079,221
Total private schools31,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools14837,963
The Stony Brook, NY educational system consists of 2 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Stony Brook public schools have average test scores of 70% which is 45% higher than than the New York average and 42% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Stony Brook public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 96.4% have completed high school, 64.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 16.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Stony Brook are 42% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Stony Brook.
  • 96.5% of people in Stony Brook have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.4% of people in Stony Brook have completed high school.
  • 64.8% of people in Stony Brook have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Stony Brook

IndexStony BrookNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade96.5%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school96.4%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college86.5%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree74.6%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors64.8%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters37.8%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree16.2%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate8.5%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Stony Brook, 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.