Avg. test scores 46%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 12%

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

Key findings

  • The 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%

      Syracuse, NY School Districts

      • Syracuse City School District
      • Westhill Central School District

      There are a total of 56 public schools, 22 private schools and 9 post-secondary schools in Syracuse. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Syracuse, NY schools is 27%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Syracuse, NY, an average of 76.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 75.2% have completed high school.

      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.