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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 39 top public schools in Jefferson County, NY, serving 17,890 students.
  • Jefferson County, NY public school have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus New York public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus 50% New York statewide average). Their average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
  • The school with the highest math and reading proficiency is Carthage Senior High School, with 98% math proficiency and ≥95% reading proficiency. Read more about public school math/reading proficiency statistics in New York or national school math/reading proficiency statistics.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic) , which is less than the New York public school average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New York public school average of 14:1.

Top Jefferson County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency | NY School Rank) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Alexandria Bay Alexandria Central Elementary School Math: 35-39% / Reading: 30-34% | Bottom 50%
    34 Bolton Ave
    Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
    (315)482-9971

    Grades: PK-6 | 296 students
  • Alexandria Bay Alexandria Central High School Math: 45-49% / Reading: 65-69% | Top 50%
    34 Bolton Ave
    Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
    (315)482-5113

    Grades: 7-12 | 252 students
  • Antwerp Antwerp Primary School Math: 40-49% / Reading: 40-49% | Bottom 50%
    10 Academy St
    Antwerp, NY 13608
    (315)659-8386

    Grades: K-3 | 209 students
  • Belleville Belleville Henderson Central School Math: 51% / Reading: 49% | Bottom 50%
    8372 County Rt 75
    Belleville, NY 13611
    (315)846-5121

    Grades: PK-12 | 491 students
  • Black River Black River School Math: 30-34% / Reading: 35-39% | Bottom 50%
    160 Leray St
    Black River, NY 13612
    (315)773-5911

    Grades: K-4 | 454 students
  • Brownville Brownville School Math: 49% / Reading: 40% | Bottom 50%
    275 E Main St
    Brownville, NY 13615
    (315)779-2300

    Grades: PK-6 | 512 students
  • Calcium Calcium Primary School Math: 60-64% / Reading: 55-59% | Top 50%
    25440 Indian River Dr
    Calcium, NY 13616
    (315)629-1100

    Grades: PK-3 | 527 students
  • Clayton Cape Vincent Elementary School Math: 60-69% / Reading: 40-49% | Top 50%
    410 S Esselstyne
    Clayton, NY 13624
    (315)654-2142

    Grades: K-5 | 108 students
  • Carthage Carthage Elementary School Math: 25-29% / Reading: 20-24% | Bottom 50%
    900 Beaver Ln
    Carthage, NY 13619
    (315)493-1570

    Grades: K-4 | 447 students
  • Carthage Carthage Middle School Math: 40% / Reading: 33% | Bottom 50%
    21986 Cole Rd
    Carthage, NY 13619
    (315)493-5020

    Grades: 5-8 | 980 students
  • Carthage Carthage Senior High School Math: 98% / Reading: ≥95% | Top 5%
    36500 Nys Rt 26
    Carthage, NY 13619
    (315)493-5030

    Grades: 9-12 | 949 students
  • Watertown Case Middle School Math: 25% / Reading: 32% | Bottom 50%
    1237 Washington St
    Watertown, NY 13601
    (315)785-3870

    Grades: 7-8 | 545 students
  • Adams Clarke Middle School Math: 39% / Reading: 32% | Bottom 50%
    11060 Us Rt 11
    Adams, NY 13605
    (315)232-4531

    Grades: 6-8 | 406 students
  • Dexter Dexter Elementary School Math: 50-54% / Reading: 35-39% | Bottom 50%
    415 E Grove St
    Dexter, NY 13634
    (315)779-2300

    Grades: PK-6 | 354 students
  • Evans Mills Evans Mills Primary School Math: 55-59% / Reading: 40-44% | Top 50%
    8442 S Main St
    Evans Mills, NY 13637
    (315)629-4331

    Grades: PK-3 | 390 students
  • Dexter General Brown Junior-senior High School Math: 59% / Reading: 66% | Top 50%
    17643 Cemetery Rd
    Dexter, NY 13634
    (315)779-2300

    Grades: 7-12 | 629 students
  • Clayton Guardino Elementary School Math: 45-49% / Reading: 30-34% | Bottom 50%
    600 High St
    Clayton, NY 13624
    (315)686-5594

    Grades: K-6 | 304 students
  • Watertown Harold T Wiley School Math: 35% / Reading: 27% | Bottom 50%
    1351 Washington St
    Watertown, NY 13601
    (315)785-3780

    Grades: 5-6 | 576 students
  • Philadelphia Indian River High School Math: ≥95% / Reading: ≥95% | Top 5%
    32925 Us Rt 11
    Philadelphia, NY 13673
    (315)642-3427

    Grades: 9-12 | 858 students
  • Philadelphia Indian River Intermediate School Math: 42% / Reading: 33% | Bottom 50%
    32430 Us Rt 11
    Philadelphia, NY 13673
    (315)642-0405

    Grades: 4-5 | 637 students
  • Philadelphia Indian River Middle School Math: 37% / Reading: 41% | Bottom 50%
    32735 County Rt 29
    Philadelphia, NY 13673
    (315)642-0125

    Grades: 6-8 | 787 students
  • Watertown Jefferson-lewis-hamilton-herkimer-oneida Boces Special Education School
    20104 State Rte 3
    Watertown, NY 13601
    (315)779-7010

    Grades: K-12 | 294 students
  • Watertown Knickerbocker School Math: 25-29% / Reading: 35-39% | Bottom 50%
    739 Knickerbocker Dr
    Watertown, NY 13601
    (315)785-3740

    Grades: K-4 | 374 students
  • La Fargeville La Fargeville Central School Math: 54% / Reading: 41% | Bottom 50%
    20414 Sunrise Ave
    La Fargeville, NY 13656
    (315)658-2241

    Grades: PK-12 | 537 students
  • Chaumont Lyme Central School Math: 50-54% / Reading: 55-59% | Top 50%
    11868 Academy St
    Chaumont, NY 13622
    (315)649-2417

    Grades: PK-12 | 340 students
  • Mannsville Mannsville Manor Elementary School Math: 35-39% / Reading: 30-34% | Bottom 50%
    423 N Main St
    Mannsville, NY 13661
    (315)465-4281

    Grades: PK-5 | 368 students
  • Adams Center Maynard P Wilson Elementary School Math: 41% / Reading: 36% | Bottom 50%
    13180 Us Rt 11
    Adams Center, NY 13606
    (315)583-5418

    Grades: PK-5 | 568 students
  • Watertown North Elementary School Math: 40-44% / Reading: 35-39% | Bottom 50%
    171 E Hoard St
    Watertown, NY 13601
    (315)785-3750

    Grades: K-4 | 501 students
  • Watertown Ohio Street School Math: 25-29% / Reading: 20-24% | Bottom 50%
    1537 Ohio St
    Watertown, NY 13601
    (315)785-3755

    Grades: K-4 | 354 students
  • Philadelphia Philadelphia Primary School Math: 40-59% / Reading: 40-59% | Bottom 50%
    3 Sand St
    Philadelphia, NY 13673
    (315)642-3432

    Grades: PK-3 | 112 students
  • Sackets Harbor Sackets Harbor Central School Math: 55% / Reading: 52% | Top 50%
    215 S Broad St
    Sackets Harbor, NY 13685
    (315)646-3575

    Grades: K-12 | 442 students
  • Watertown Sherman School Math: 50-54% / Reading: 45-49% | Top 50%
    832 Sherman St
    Watertown, NY 13601
    (315)785-3760

    Grades: K-4 | 328 students
  • Adams South Jefferson High School Math: 90-94% / Reading: 90-94% | Top 20%
    11060 Us Rt 11
    Adams, NY 13605
    (315)232-4531

    Grades: 9-12 | 587 students
  • Watertown Starbuck Elementary School Math: 25-29% / Reading: 20-24% | Bottom 50%
    430 E Hoard St
    Watertown, NY 13601
    (315)785-3765

    Grades: K-4 | 192 students
  • Theresa Theresa Primary School Math: 40-49% / Reading: 50-59% | Bottom 50%
    125 Bridge St
    Theresa, NY 13691
    (315)628-4432

    Grades: K-3 | 211 students
  • Show 4 more public schools in Jefferson County, NY (out of 39 total schools)
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