White Plains school information

IndexWhite PlainsNew YorkNational
Average Test Scores44%48%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools144,06079,221
Total private schools101,09224,874
Total post-secondary schools64837,963
The White Plains, NY educational system consists of 14 public schools, 10 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools. White Plains public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 8% lower than than the New York average and 10% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of White Plains public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in New York and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.6% have completed high school, 49.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in White Plains are 10% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in White Plains.
  • 85.8% of people in White Plains have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.6% of people in White Plains have completed high school.
  • 49.3% of people in White Plains have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in White Plains

IndexWhite PlainsNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade85.8%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school84.6%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college68.4%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree55.9%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors49.3%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters24.0%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.7%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.7%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orangeburg, NY4,19299%100%
Glen Head, NY4,86083%69%
Riverside, CT8,28983%68%
Closter, NJ8,65083%68%
Old Greenwich, CT7,00082%67%
White Plains, NY57,92544%10%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ocala, FL57,87344%11%
Port Charlotte, FL58,00150%1%
Tamiami, FL57,79663%27%
Kokomo, IN58,07558%17%
Arcadia, CA57,75576%54%
White Plains, NY57,92544%10%
Source: The White Plains, 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.