Cape May school information

IndexCape MayNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores35%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools61,60479,235
Total private schools182324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,965

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  • The average school test scores in Cape May are 30% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Cape May.
  • 91.8% of people in Cape May have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.4% of people in Cape May have completed high school.
  • 40.7% of people in Cape May have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Cape May

IndexCape MayNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade91.8%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school91.4%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college65.1%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree47.6%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors40.7%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters17.3%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.3%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
West Cape May, NJ85570%41%
Stone Harbor, NJ77560%21%
Avalon, NJ1,85255%11%
Lewes, DE2,84051%4%
Wildwood Crest, NJ3,22550%1%
Cape May, NJ3,57635%30%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pen Argyl, PA3,57661%24%
Marlboro Meadows, MD3,57712%75%
South Glens Falls, NY3,57552%6%
North Baltimore, OH3,57777%56%
Houston, MS3,57729%41%
Cape May, NJ3,57635%30%
Source: The Cape May, 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.