Chatham school information

IndexChathamNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores92%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools61,60479,235
Total private schools182324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Chatham are 35% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Chatham.
  • 97.4% of people in Chatham have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.9% of people in Chatham have completed high school.
  • 74.1% of people in Chatham have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Chatham

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  • Chatham High255 Lafayette AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,109 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Chatham Middle480 Main StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 958 · Ratio: 16:193
  • Lafayette Elem221 Lafayette AvenueGrades: 04 - 05Students: 612 · Ratio: 19:191
  • Milton Ave16 Milton AvenueGrades: KG - 03Students: 358 · Ratio: 22:189
  • Southern Boulvard School192 Southern BoulevardGrades: KG - 03Students: 497 · Ratio: 20:194
  • Washington Ave102 Washington AvenueGrades: KG - 03Students: 454 · Ratio: 23:195

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Education level achieved in Chatham

IndexChathamNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade97.4%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school96.9%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college85.8%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree77.5%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors74.1%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters32.7%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree9.5%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate3.0%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,14096%41%
North Caldwell, NJ6,40795%39%
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,23594%38%
Short Hills, NJ12,72994%37%
Mendham, NJ5,00893%37%
Chatham, NJ9,00092%35%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Saline, MI9,00077%12%
Olney, IL8,99783%22%
Shiprock, NM9,00428%59%
Toppenish, WA9,00737%45%
Pulaski, VA8,99380%18%
Chatham, NJ9,00092%35%
Source: The Chatham, 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.