East Orange school information

IndexEast OrangeNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores55%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools221,60479,235
Total private schools882324,875
Total post-secondary schools11577,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in East Orange are 20% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 22 public schools in East Orange.
  • 82.4% of people in East Orange have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.0% of people in East Orange have completed high school.
  • 16.2% of people in East Orange have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in East Orange

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  • Althea Gibson E C E Acd290 William StreetGrades: PK - KGStudents: 163 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Benjamin Banneker Academy199 4Th AvenueGrades: PK - 06Students: 419 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Cicely Tyson Com Elem175 Sanford StGrades: PK - 05Students: 525 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Cicely Tyson Middle/High Sch161 Elmwood AveGrades: 06 - 12Students: 872 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Dionne Warwick Institute120 Central AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 431 · Ratio: 12:156
  • East Orange Campus 9129 North Renshaw AvenueGrades: 09 - 09Students: 552 · Ratio: 11:1n/a
  • East Orange Campus Hs340 Prospect StreetGrades: 10 - 12Students: 1,616 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • East Orange Community Cs99 Washington StreetGrades: KG - 04Students: 47 · Ratio: 15:161
  • Ecole T Loverture School330 Central AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 324 · Ratio: 14:158
  • Edward T Bowser Sr199 4Th AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 741 · Ratio: 13:164
  • G Washington Carver Inst135 Glenwood AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 453 · Ratio: 11:160
  • Gordon Parks Academy98 Greenwood AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 34 · Ratio: 12:141
  • J Garfield Jackson Sr Acd106 Prospect StreetGrades: 01 - 05Students: 321 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • John L Costley Middle116 Hamilton StGrades: 07 - 07Students: 44 · Ratio: 11:1n/a
  • Johnnie L Cochran Jr Acad190 Midland AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 262 · Ratio: 11:179
  • Langston Hughes School181 Elmwood AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 548 · Ratio: 13:157
  • M B Garvin Microsociety SY Grove PlaceGrades: PK - 05Students: 36 · Ratio: 11:1n/a
  • Patrick F Healy Middle116 Hamilton StGrades: 06 - 06Students: 436 · Ratio: 9:121
  • Pride Academy Charter School117 Elmwood AveGrades: 05 - 08Students: 239 · Ratio: 18:162
  • Sojourner Truth Middle116 Hamilton StGrades: 08 - 08Students: 492 · Ratio: 12:134
  • Wahlstrom Early Chld Acad340 Prospect StreetGrades: PK - KGStudents: 127 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Whitney E Houston Acad215 Dodd StGrades: PK - 08Students: 517 · Ratio: 12:162

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Education level achieved in East Orange

IndexEast OrangeNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade82.4%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school81.0%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college48.0%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree23.9%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors16.2%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters5.2%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.6%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.5%1.3%

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

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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%
Demarest, NJ4,92993%37%
East Orange, NJ64,53855%20%

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North Little Rock, AR64,73166%3%
East Orange, NJ64,53855%20%
Source: The East Orange, 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.