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The Syracuse School System

The Syracuse City School District serves about 22,000 students in 34 different public schools, and the nearby universities are an excellent source of inspiration to local students. No matter the size of the school district, or the resources it has to offer, some students will need a little extra help. For some, this means extra time with a tutor to catch up with their lessons when they begin struggling with new concepts. For others, it means finding a private tutor who can offer more challenging and customized curriculum to help keep a gifted student engaged in the learning process. Varsity Tutors can help you connect with a tutor to help meet your child’s academic needs.

Syracuse is the fifth largest city in the state. Take a look at how some of the biggest schools in the Syracuse area compare to state averages.

Syracuse Test Scores

A professional tutor can help your child reach their academic goals by helping them study for their upcoming exams. In addition to nationally available exams such as the ACT and SAT, New York students face several other standardized exams throughout their academic career. In grades three through eight, students are given grade-level specific exams to gauge their competency in math and language arts. In grades four and eight, students take an exam in science, and in grades five and eight, they take social studies exams.

Once students move on to high school, they must face Regents exams, which are among the most challenging in the nation. Are you curious about how well students in Syracuse high schools are doing? Below you can get an idea of how the top schools in Syracuse rank in New York.

Syracuse High School Rankings

High School Syracuse Ranking State Ranking AP Pass Rate
Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School 1 401 13%
Nottingham High School 2 N/A 26%
Institute of Technology at Syracuse Central 3 N/A N/A
Corcoran High School 4 N/A 34%
Henninger High School 5 N/A 13%
Fowler High School 6 N/A N/A

One of the most significant problems facing public education is the number of students in each class. Even class sizes that are deemed to be small still have a dozen or more students. Class sizes make it difficult for individualized instruction to occur. One of the primary benefits of private tutoring is the opportunity for your child to work with someone who has the time to truly get to know them, their learning style, and their academic strengths and weaknesses.

We have compiled the teacher to student ratios of the largest schools in the Syracuse area to give you an idea of how crowded your child’s classrooms may be.

Syracuse Student-to-Teacher Ratios

Henninger High School has a 21 1 student-teacher ratio.

Corcoran High School has a 19 1 student-teacher ratio.

Nottingham High School has a 18 1 student-teacher ratio.

Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School has a 12 1 student-teacher ratio.

Fowler High School has a 34 1 student-teacher ratio.

New York State Average has a 14 1 student-teacher ratio.

If you or your child is preparing to transition to college or you’ve already experienced firsthand how challenging collegiate coursework can be, you will be happy to know that there are professional Syracuse tutors nearby with experience in a wide variety of academic fields.

Below you will find some of the highest ranked colleges in the Syracuse area.

Syracuse University Rankings

College National Rank Acceptance Rate
Syracuse University 135 52%
Upstate Medical University NA NA
Le Moyne College 530 65%
SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry 178 54%
Bryant & Stratton College - Syracuse Main NA 100%

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