Fair Lawn school information

IndexFair LawnNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores65%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools81,60479,221
Total private schools482324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Fair Lawn, NJ educational system consists of 8 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Fair Lawn public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 50% higher than than the New Jersey average and 31% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fair Lawn public schools is 16:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.1% have completed high school, 52.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fair Lawn are 31% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Fair Lawn.
  • 92.8% of people in Fair Lawn have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.1% of people in Fair Lawn have completed high school.
  • 52.2% of people in Fair Lawn have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fair Lawn

IndexFair LawnNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade92.8%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school92.1%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college73.0%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree59.5%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors52.2%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters21.6%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.5%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orangeburg, NY4,19299%100%
Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
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Closter, NJ8,65083%68%
Briarcliff Manor, NY7,73281%65%
Fair Lawn, NJ33,20565%31%

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Manitowoc, WI33,18345%8%
Oswego, IL33,24547%4%
Jackson, MI33,16531%37%
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Elk Grove Village, IL33,25139%21%
Fair Lawn, NJ33,20565%31%
Source: The Fair Lawn, NJ education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.