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County of Chautauqua Industrial Development Agency

201 West Third Street, Suite 115
Jamestown, NY 14701
P: +1 716-661-8900

Overview

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With 17 school districts totaling 55 schools, Chautauqua County public schools are driven to provide quality education and utilize the bountiful resources of the community to create a safe and up-to-date environment for learning. School and community consistently come together to make Chautauqua County a great place to learn and live.

With close proximity to both Erie, PA and Buffalo, NY, Chautauqua County is centrally located between endless colleges and universities. In addition, Chautauqua County is also home to SUNY Fredonia, Jamestown Business College, and Jamestown Community College.

Public

With 17 school districts totaling 55 schools, Chautauqua County public schools are driven to provide quality education and utilize the bountiful resources of the community to create a safe and up-to-date environment for learning. School and community consistently come together to make Chautauqua County a great place to learn and live.

Private

In addition to the outstanding Public School system, Chautauqua County is also home to 11 private schools serving well over 600 students. 91% of these schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Baptist and Amish). There are also schools, such as the Gustavus Aldolpus Learning Center that serve students with emotional disabilities, learning disabilities, and other health impairments related to behavioral needs.

Colleges and Universities

With close proximity to both Erie, PA and Buffalo, NY, Chautauqua County is centrally located between endless colleges and universities.

Chautauqua County is also Home to SUNY Fredonia, Jamestown Business College, and Jamestown Community College.

 

SUNY Fredonia has strong programs and experiences in the sciences, business, education, arts, humanities, undergraduate research, interdisciplinary studies, and athletics -- all designed to help you grow and discover your interests and talents. Fredonia offers you a complete college experience -- a "destination university" in a creative environment that is diverse, welcoming, and safe. With 78 Undergraduate Programs, 19 Graduate Programs, and 5 Graduate Certificates there is something for most everyone.

SUNY Fredonia also is in charge of the Technology Incubator in Dunkirk. "The Fredonia Technology Incubator promotes economic growth by supporting entrepreneurship and the development of new, innovative companies into successful business ventures," as well as being a StartUp New York designated space.



Jamestown Business College is an institution located in Jamestown, New York. The college offers business-focused certificate, associate, and bachelor degree programs, along with specialized training in business etiquette. Students may take classes in a day or evening/weekend format. Some students may complete an associate degree in 18 months and a bachelor degree in an additional 21 months. Jamestown Business College offers career development services to all alumni and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Community Colleges


Jamestown Community College holds an enrollment of approximately 3,500 students across its two campuses, extensions, and online. JCC was hailed in a report by the Chronicle of Higher Education as being the "Top Performing Two-Year College in New York" in 2012. With a catalog of several diverse programs, JCC offers the potential to enrich the county's needs for industries and employers.
 
JCC is a comprehensive, regional, open access, student-centered institution that embraces academic excellence and meets the service area's learning needs in diverse ways. JCC programming includes liberal arts transfer degree programs, career programs, community service, developmental education, and business and industry training. The college's partnership with the greater community contributes to the social and intellectual improvement, economic development, and cultural enrichment of western New York and northwestern Pennsylvania.

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Type Count
Public Schools 50
Primary 25
Name Count
Bemus Point Central School District 1
Brocton Central School District 1
Cassadaga Valley Central School District 1
Chautauqua Lake Central School District 1
Dunkirk City School District 4
Falconer Central School District 2
Forestville Central School District 1
Fredonia Central School District 1
Frewsburg Central School District 1
Jamestown City School District 5
Panama Central School District 1
Pine Valley Central School District (South Dayton) 1
Ripley Central School District 1
Sherman Central School District 1
Silver Creek Central School District 1
Southwestern Central School District At Jamestown 1
Westfield Central School District 1
Middle 8
Name Count
Dunkirk City School District 1
Fredonia Central School District 1
Jamestown City School District 3
Silver Creek Central School District 1
Southwestern Central School District At Jamestown 1
Westfield Central School District 1
High 12
Name Count
Chautauqua Lake Central School District 1
Dunkirk City School District 1
Forestville Central School District 1
Fredonia Central School District 1
Frewsburg Central School District 1
Jamestown City School District 1
Panama Central School District 1
Pine Valley Central School District (South Dayton) 1
Sherman Central School District 1
Silver Creek Central School District 1
Southwestern Central School District At Jamestown 1
Westfield Central School District 1
Other 5
Name Count
Bemus Point Central School District 1
Brocton Central School District 1
Cassadaga Valley Central School District 1
Clymer Central School District 1
Falconer Central School District 1
Not Specified 0
Private Schools 15
Elementary 12
Name Count
Catholic 1
Nonsectarian 1
Other religion 10
Secondary 0
Combined 3
Name Count
Nonsectarian 2
Other religion 1
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