Clifton school information

IndexCliftonNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores41%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools191,60479,235
Total private schools1682324,875
Total post-secondary schools31577,965

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  • The average school test scores in Clifton are 17% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 19 public schools in Clifton.
  • 87.9% of people in Clifton have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.3% of people in Clifton have completed high school.
  • 30.4% of people in Clifton have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Clifton

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  • Christopher Columbus Middle School350 Piaget AvenueGrades: 6 - 8Students: 1,162 · Ratio: 11:126
  • Classical Academy Charter School20 Valley RoadGrades: 6 - 8Students: 8 · Ratio: 2:187
  • Clifton High School333 Colfax AvenueGrades: 9 - 12Students: 3,156 · Ratio: 14:117
  • Essex High School188 1st StreetGrades: 7 - 12Students: 21 · Ratio: 5:125
  • Garfield Auxiliary Ms/hs43 Clifton AveGrades: 6 - 12Students: 63 · Ratio: 5:135
  • School #1158 Park SlopeGrades: KG - 5Students: 298 · Ratio: 15:140
  • School #11147 Merselis AvenueGrades: KG - 5Students: 504 · Ratio: 17:141
  • School #12165 Clifton AvenueGrades: KG - 5Students: 671 · Ratio: 13:132
  • School #13782 Van Houten AvenueGrades: KG - 5Students: 453 · Ratio: 16:138
  • School #1499 St Andrews BoulevardGrades: KG - 5Students: 340 · Ratio: 11:155
  • School #15700 Gregory AvenueGrades: KG - 5Students: 364 · Ratio: 15:137
  • School #16755 Grove StreetGrades: KG - 5Students: 241 · Ratio: 14:147
  • School #17361 Lexington AvenueGrades: KG - 5Students: 597 · Ratio: 14:131
  • School #21270 Van Houten AvenueGrades: KG - 5Students: 442 · Ratio: 14:144
  • School #3365 Washington AvenueGrades: KG - 5Students: 292 · Ratio: 18:142
  • School #4194 West Second StreetGrades: KG - 5Students: 167 · Ratio: 10:127
  • School #5136 Valley RoadGrades: KG - 5Students: 384 · Ratio: 13:140
  • School #841 Oak StreetGrades: KG - 5Students: 220 · Ratio: 15:152
  • School #925 Brighton RoadGrades: KG - 5Students: 321 · Ratio: 17:145
  • Woodrow Wilson Middle School1400 Van Houten AvenueGrades: 6 - 8Students: 1,228 · Ratio: 12:138

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Education level achieved in Clifton

IndexCliftonNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade87.9%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school85.3%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college54.9%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree36.9%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors30.4%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters10.6%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.9%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orangeburg, NY4,12999%100%
Essex Fells, NJ2,14092%87%
Teterboro, NJ5690%82%
Closter, NJ8,51983%68%
Saddle River, NJ3,17680%62%
Clifton, NJ85,13841%17%

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Bloomington, MN85,13662%26%
Edmond, OK85,08486%74%
Suffolk, VA85,47773%49%
Alafaya, FL85,56169%40%
Citrus Heights, CA84,67824%51%
Clifton, NJ85,13841%17%
Source: The Clifton, 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.