Avenel school information

IndexAvenelNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores39%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools31,60479,221
Total private schoolsn/a82324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Avenel, NJ educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Avenel public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 9% lower than than the New Jersey average and 20% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Avenel public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.4% have completed high school, 22.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Avenel are 20% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Avenel.
  • 75.2% of people in Avenel have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.4% of people in Avenel have completed high school.
  • 22.8% of people in Avenel have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Avenel

IndexAvenelNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade75.2%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school74.4%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college41.3%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.9%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.8%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters8.2%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Avenel, 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.