Syracuse school information

IndexSyracuseNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores27%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools564,06079,221
Total private schools221,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools94837,963
The Syracuse, NY educational system consists of 56 public schools, 22 private schools and 9 post-secondary schools. Syracuse public schools have average test scores of 27% which is 45% lower than than the New York average and 46% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Syracuse public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.2% have completed high school, 26.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Syracuse are 46% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 56 public schools in Syracuse.
  • 76.7% of people in Syracuse have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.2% of people in Syracuse have completed high school.
  • 26.8% of people in Syracuse have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Syracuse

IndexSyracuseNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade76.7%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school75.2%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college54.7%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.5%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.8%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters12.2%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.3%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Manlius, NY4,60082%66%
Skaneateles, NY2,49873%49%
Fairmount, NY10,08770%43%
Cazenovia, NY2,83367%35%
Fayetteville, NY4,19067%35%
Syracuse, NY144,35027%46%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Savannah, GA144,71726%47%
Metairie, LA144,77275%52%
Mesquite, TX143,77172%46%
Frisco, TX145,64691%84%
Naperville, IL145,78961%25%
Syracuse, NY144,35027%46%
Source: The Syracuse, 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.