Harrison school information

IndexHarrisonNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores64%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools31,60479,235
Total private schools182324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,965

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  • The average school test scores in Harrison are 6% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Harrison.
  • 75.6% of people in Harrison have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.1% of people in Harrison have completed high school.
  • 30.8% of people in Harrison have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Harrison

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  • Hamilton Intermediate School223 Hamilton StreetGrades: 04 - 05Students: 275 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Harrison HighOne North Fifth StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 624 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Lincoln No 3221 Cross StreetGrades: KG - 03Students: 657 · Ratio: 18:164
  • Washington No 1223 Hamilton StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 419 · Ratio: 14:165

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Education level achieved in Harrison

IndexHarrisonNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade75.6%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school74.1%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college45.4%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree34.6%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors30.8%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters15.0%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.1%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.2%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,14096%41%
North Caldwell, NJ6,40795%39%
Short Hills, NJ12,72994%37%
Demarest, NJ4,92993%37%
Glen Rock, NJ11,78493%36%
Harrison, NJ14,43664%6%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Beacon, NY14,43762%10%
Hawaiian Gardens, CA14,43245%35%
Lindenhurst, IL14,41293%36%
Chicago Ridge, IL14,41075%10%
Moultrie, GA14,46778%15%
Harrison, NJ14,43664%6%
Source: The Harrison, 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.