Carteret school information

IndexCarteretNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores65%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools51,60479,235
Total private schools282324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,965

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  • The average school test scores in Carteret are 4% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Carteret.
  • 82.7% of people in Carteret have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.6% of people in Carteret have completed high school.
  • 22.8% of people in Carteret have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Carteret

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  • Carteret High199 Washington AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,039 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Carteret Middle School300 Carteret AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 819 · Ratio: 16:161
  • Columbus1 Carteret AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 661 · Ratio: 15:164
  • Minue83 Post BlvdGrades: PK - 05Students: 63 · Ratio: 17:169
  • Nathan Hale School678 Roosevelt AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 53 · Ratio: 17:167

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Education level achieved in Carteret

IndexCarteretNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade82.7%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school80.6%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college49.5%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree30.8%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors22.8%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters7.1%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Short Hills, NJ12,72994%37%
Watchung, NJ5,85593%36%
Chatham, NJ9,00092%35%
New Providence, NJ12,31492%34%
Westfield, NJ30,64790%32%
Carteret, NJ23,77065%4%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tarpon Springs, FL23,78967%2%
Selma, CA23,80848%29%
Valinda, CA23,81855%19%
Romulus, MI23,72149%29%
Kingston, NY23,70759%13%
Carteret, NJ23,77065%4%
Source: The Carteret, 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.