Glen Ridge school information

IndexGlen RidgeNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores73%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:113:116:1
Total public schools41,60479,221
Total private schools182324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Glen Ridge, NJ educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Glen Ridge public schools have average test scores of 73% which is 69% higher than than the New Jersey average and 48% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Glen Ridge public schools is 17:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.1% have completed high school, 69.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 10.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Glen Ridge are 48% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Glen Ridge.
  • 95.6% of people in Glen Ridge have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.1% of people in Glen Ridge have completed high school.
  • 69.8% of people in Glen Ridge have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Glen Ridge

IndexGlen RidgeNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade95.6%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school95.1%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college84.0%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree73.3%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors69.8%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters37.0%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.0%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.5%1.3%

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

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Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
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Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,61573%48%

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Glen Ridge, NJ7,61573%48%
Source: The Glen Ridge, 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.