Allentown school information

IndexAllentownNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores52%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools21,60479,221
Total private schoolsn/a82324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Allentown, NJ educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Allentown public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 20% higher than than the New Jersey average and 5% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Allentown public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.8% have completed high school, 43.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Allentown are 5% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Allentown.
  • 91.4% of people in Allentown have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.8% of people in Allentown have completed high school.
  • 43.5% of people in Allentown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Allentown

IndexAllentownNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade91.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school90.8%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college67.8%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.0%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.5%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters18.2%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.9%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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Allentown, NJ1,89052%5%

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Source: The Allentown, NJ 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.