Elizabeth school information

IndexElizabethNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores26%43%49%
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 47% 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.

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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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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,14092%87%
Teterboro, NJ5690%82%
Short Hills, NJ12,72975%52%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,60673%48%
Chatham, NJ9,00072%46%
Elizabeth, NJ126,96426%47%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Visalia, CA126,94233%34%
Gainesville, FL126,46550%1%
East Los Angeles, CA127,61026%47%
Topeka, KS127,66032%35%
Waco, TX127,79661%24%
Elizabeth, NJ126,96426%47%
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.