Elizabeth school information

IndexElizabethNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores58%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools261,60479,235
Total private schools1382324,875
Total post-secondary schools11577,965

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  • The average school test scores in Elizabeth are 15% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 26 public schools in Elizabeth.
  • 72.6% of people in Elizabeth have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.2% of people in Elizabeth have completed high school.
  • 11.8% of people in Elizabeth have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Elizabeth

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  • A Hamilton Preparatory Academy310 Cherry StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 707 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Adm W F Halsey Leadership Acad600 Pearl StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,055 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Elizabeth Day208 Commerce StreetGrades: 06 - 11Students: 7 · Ratio: 4:1n/a
  • Elizabeth High600 Pearl StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 687 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • George W Herlich Juv Det CtrUnion Co Courthouse Garage 2NGrades: 07 - 12Students: 36 · Ratio: 8:1n/a
  • John E Dwyer Tech Academy600 Pearl StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 936 · Ratio: 11:1n/a
  • No 1 G Washington250 BroadwayGrades: PK - 08Students: 1,281 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • No 12 Elmora638 Magie AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 703 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • No 13 B Franklin248 Ripley PlGrades: KG - 08Students: 411 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • No 14 A Lincoln50 Grove StGrades: KG - 08Students: 762 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • No 15 C Columbus511 Third AveGrades: KG - 08Students: 645 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • No 16 Madison Monroe1091 North AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 715 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • No 18 Robert Morris860 Cross AveGrades: KG - 08Students: 573 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • No 19 Woodrow Wilson529 Edgar RdGrades: PK - 08Students: 736 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • No 2 Winfield Scott125 Madison AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 593 · Ratio: 11:1n/a
  • No 20 John Marshall521 Magnolia AveGrades: KG - 08Students: 371 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • No 21 Victor Mravlag132 Shelley AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 169 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • No 22 William F Halloran447 Richmond StGrades: 02 - 08Students: 676 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • No 23 N M Butler501 Union AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 725 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • No 25 Charles Hudson525 First AvenueGrades: KG - 08Students: 556 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • No 26 Edreira Academy631 657 Westminster AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 52 · Ratio: 13:179
  • No 27 Dr Antonio Pantoja505 517 Morris AvenueGrades: PK - 08Students: 1,011 · Ratio: 15:161
  • No 28 Duarte Marti25 First StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 919 · Ratio: 14:145
  • No 29 Dr A Einstein Academy919 North Broad StreetGrades: PK - 08Students: 797 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • No 3 Lacorte Peterstown700 Second AveGrades: KG - 08Students: 603 · Ratio: 12:147
  • No 30 Ronald Reagan730 Pennsylvania AveGrades: PK - 08Students: 784 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • No 4 John Battin Es300 South Broad StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 712 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • No 5 Mabel Holmes Middle436 First AvenueGrades: PK - 08Students: 82 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • No 50 Frances E Smith Ecc1000 South Elmora AveGrades: PK - PKStudents: 30 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • No 51 Donald Stewart Ecc544 Pennsylvania AvenueGrades: PK - PKStudents: 299 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • No 52 Ecc130 Trumbull StreetGrades: PK - PKStudents: 30 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • No 6 Louvere De Lafayette1071 Julia StGrades: PK - 08Students: 851 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • No 7 Herence C Reilly Es425 Grier AvenueGrades: 02 - 08Students: 911 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • T A Edison Career Tech Acad625 Summer StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 718 · Ratio: 11:1n/a
  • T Jefferson Arts Academy27 Martin Luther King Jr PlazaGrades: 09 - 12Students: 891 · Ratio: 14:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Elizabeth

IndexElizabethNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade72.6%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school70.2%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college33.1%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree15.9%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors11.8%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters3.7%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.1%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Elizabeth, 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.