Atlantic City school information

IndexAtlantic CityNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores24%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools131,60479,235
Total private schools182324,875
Total post-secondary schools11577,965

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  • The average school test scores in Atlantic City are 52% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Atlantic City.
  • 68.6% of people in Atlantic City have completed 8th grade.
  • 65.4% of people in Atlantic City have completed high school.
  • 15.6% of people in Atlantic City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Atlantic City

IndexAtlantic CityNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade68.6%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school65.4%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college36.8%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree20.4%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors15.6%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters3.4%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.0%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Margate City, NJ6,34366%34%
Linwood, NJ7,07161%24%
Northfield, NJ8,61650%2%
Port Republic, NJ1,09350%1%
Ventnor City, NJ10,63246%7%
Atlantic City, NJ39,52124%52%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Woodlawn, MD39,51828%44%
Bullhead City, AZ39,48034%32%
Prescott Valley, AZ39,57534%32%
Beaumont, CA39,62036%26%
Romeoville, IL39,67531%38%
Atlantic City, NJ39,52124%52%
Source: The Atlantic City, NJ education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.