Fords school information

IndexFordsNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores43%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools31,60479,221
Total private schools282324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Fords, NJ educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Fords public schools have average test scores of 43% which is equal to than the New Jersey average and 13% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fords public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.9% have completed high school, 32.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fords are 13% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Fords.
  • 88.4% of people in Fords have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.9% of people in Fords have completed high school.
  • 32.4% of people in Fords have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fords

IndexFordsNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade88.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school86.9%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college56.6%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.4%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.4%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters10.5%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.5%1.3%

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

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Fords, NJ15,52143%13%

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Fords, NJ15,52143%13%
Source: The Fords, 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.