Dayton school information

IndexDaytonNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores81%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:113:116:1
Total public schools21,60479,235
Total private schoolsn/a82324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,965

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  • The average school test scores in Dayton are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Dayton.
  • 95.2% of people in Dayton have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.9% of people in Dayton have completed high school.
  • 67.3% of people in Dayton have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Indian Fields Elem Sch359 Ridge RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 677 · Ratio: 16:181

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Education level achieved in Dayton

IndexDaytonNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade95.2%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school93.9%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college78.9%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree72.2%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors67.3%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters24.6%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree5.6%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Princeton Junction, NJ2,44492%35%
Cranbury, NJ2,34792%35%
Princeton, NJ28,94090%32%
Sayreville, NJ43,96290%31%
Pennington, NJ2,58889%31%
Dayton, NJ7,69081%18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Jasper, TX7,68884%24%
Beebe, AR7,68874%8%
Lake Geneva, WI7,69383%22%
Wading River, NY7,69443%37%
Cleveland, TX7,68479%16%
Dayton, NJ7,69081%18%
Source: The Dayton, 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.