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For the 2021 school year, there are 18 public schools in Cortland County, NY, serving 6,028 students. Cortland County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
Cortland County, NY public schools have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the New York public school average of 54%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 54% statewide average). Schools in Cortland County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of New York public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Cortland County, NY are Homer Senior High School, Cortland High School and Cincinnatus High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public school average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is less than the New York public school average of 13:1.

Top Cortland County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Homer Senior High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    80 S West St
    Homer, NY 13077
    (607) 749-7246

    Grades: 9-12 | 606 students
  • Cortland High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    8 Valley View Dr
    Cortland, NY 13045
    (607) 758-4100

    Grades: 9-12 | 720 students
  • Cincinnatus High School Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2809 Cincinnatus Rd
    Cincinnatus, NY 13040
    (607) 863-3022

    Grades: 9-12 | 153 students
  • Mcgraw Secondary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    10 W Academy St
    Mc Graw, NY 13101
    (607) 836-3600

    Grades: 6-12 | 279 students
  • F E Smith School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    33 Wheeler Ave
    Cortland, NY 13045
    (607) 758-4180

    Grades: K-6 | 251 students
  • Marathon High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1 Park St
    Marathon, NY 13803
    (607) 849-3251

    Grades: 7-12 | 286 students
  • Homer Junior High School Math: 40% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    58 Clinton St
    Homer, NY 13077
    (607) 749-1240

    Grades: 6-8 | 486 students
  • Homer Intermediate School Math: 38% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    58 Clinton St
    Homer, NY 13077
    (607) 749-1240

    Grades: 3-5 | 428 students
  • William Appleby Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    24 Albro Rd
    Marathon, NY 13803
    (607) 849-3281

    Grades: PK-6 | 422 students
  • Cincinnatus Middle School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2809 Cincinnatus Rd
    Cincinnatus, NY 13040
    (607) 863-3200

    Grades: 5-8 | 167 students
  • Virgil Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1208 Church St
    Cortland, NY 13045
    (607) 758-4130

    Grades: K-6 | 116 students
  • Alton B Parker School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    89 Madison Ave
    Cortland, NY 13045
    (607) 758-4160

    Grades: K-6 | 230 students
  • Mcgraw Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    10 W Academy St
    Mc Graw, NY 13101
    (607) 836-3650

    Grades: PK-5 | 273 students
  • Randall School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    31 Randall St
    Cortland, NY 13045
    (607) 758-4170

    Grades: K-6 | 290 students
  • Franklyn S Barry School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    20 Raymond Ave
    Cortland, NY 13045
    (607) 758-4150

    Grades: K-6 | 360 students
  • Cincinnatus Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2809 Cincinnatus Rd
    Cincinnatus, NY 13040
    (607) 863-3200

    Grades: PK-4 | 222 students
  • Cortland Junior High School Math: 26% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    S Valley View Dr
    Cortland, NY 13045
    (607) 758-4190

    Grades: 7-8 | 385 students
  • Homer Elementary School
    Park Pl
    Homer, NY 13077
    (607) 749-1250

    Grades: PK-2 | 354 students
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