Burlington school information

IndexBurlingtonNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores31%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools101,60479,221
Total private schools682324,874
Total post-secondary schools11577,963
The Burlington, NJ educational system consists of 10 public schools, 6 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Burlington public schools have average test scores of 31% which is 28% lower than than the New Jersey average and 37% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Burlington public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.7% have completed high school, 19.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Burlington are 37% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Burlington.
  • 84.9% of people in Burlington have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.7% of people in Burlington have completed high school.
  • 19.4% of people in Burlington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Burlington

IndexBurlingtonNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade84.9%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school83.7%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college49.8%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.1%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.4%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters7.0%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Newtown, PA2,02876%54%
Moorestown-Lenola, NJ14,25672%46%
Greentree, NJ11,31970%43%
Richboro, PA6,35770%41%
Langhorne, PA1,60669%40%
Burlington, NJ9,85031%37%

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Lake Barcroft, VA9,85178%58%
North Kensington, MD9,84850%1%
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New Hyde Park, NY9,85465%32%
Vashon, WA9,84465%31%
Burlington, NJ9,85031%37%
Source: The Burlington, 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.