Highland Park school information

IndexHighland ParkNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores51%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools31,60479,221
Total private schools482324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Highland Park, NJ educational system consists of 3 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Highland Park public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 17% higher than than the New Jersey average and 3% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Highland Park public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.9% have completed high school, 66.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 16.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Highland Park are 3% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Highland Park.
  • 94.8% of people in Highland Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.9% of people in Highland Park have completed high school.
  • 66.4% of people in Highland Park have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Highland Park

IndexHighland ParkNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade94.8%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school93.9%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college81.2%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree70.3%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors66.4%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters40.0%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree16.9%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate12.0%1.5%1.3%

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

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Princeton Junction, NJ2,50377%56%
Highland Park, NJ14,24551%3%

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Source: The Highland Park, 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.