West Hempstead school information

IndexWest HempsteadNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores51%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools64,06079,221
Total private schools21,09224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4837,963
The West Hempstead, NY educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. West Hempstead public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 7% higher than than the New York average and 4% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Hempstead public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.3% have completed high school, 37.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.4% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in West Hempstead are 4% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in West Hempstead.
  • 88.5% of people in West Hempstead have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.3% of people in West Hempstead have completed high school.
  • 37.6% of people in West Hempstead have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Hempstead

IndexWest HempsteadNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade88.5%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school88.3%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college63.7%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.2%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors37.6%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters16.7%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.4%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The West Hempstead, 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.