Garfield school information

IndexGarfieldNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores36%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools101,60479,235
Total private schools482324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,965

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  • The average school test scores in Garfield are 26% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 10 public schools in Garfield.
  • 82.5% of people in Garfield have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.6% of people in Garfield have completed high school.
  • 18.9% of people in Garfield have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Garfield

IndexGarfieldNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade82.5%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school79.6%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college40.4%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree24.0%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.9%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters4.1%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.8%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orangeburg, NY4,12999%100%
Essex Fells, NJ2,14092%87%
Teterboro, NJ5690%82%
Closter, NJ8,51983%68%
Saddle River, NJ3,17680%62%
Garfield, NJ30,99636%26%

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Garfield, NJ30,99636%26%
Source: The Garfield, 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.