Troy school information

IndexTroyNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores39%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools234,06079,221
Total private schools91,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools54837,963
The Troy, NY educational system consists of 23 public schools, 9 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Troy public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 19% lower than than the New York average and 20% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Troy public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.4% have completed high school, 25.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Troy are 20% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 23 public schools in Troy.
  • 82.0% of people in Troy have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.4% of people in Troy have completed high school.
  • 25.3% of people in Troy have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Troy

IndexTroyNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade82.0%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school80.4%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college56.9%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.3%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.3%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters9.7%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Voorheesville, NY2,82275%52%
East Greenbush, NY4,96067%37%
Averill Park, NY1,31666%34%
Hampton Manor, NY2,03465%31%
Niskayuna, NY4,54861%23%
Troy, NY49,88139%20%

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Troy, NY49,88139%20%
Source: The Troy, 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.