Hightstown school information

IndexHightstownNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores44%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools31,60479,221
Total private schools182324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Hightstown, NJ educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Hightstown public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 2% higher than than the New Jersey average and 11% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hightstown public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.1% have completed high school, 37.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hightstown are 11% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Hightstown.
  • 77.6% of people in Hightstown have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.1% of people in Hightstown have completed high school.
  • 37.1% of people in Hightstown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hightstown

IndexHightstownNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade77.6%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school75.1%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college55.5%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.1%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors37.1%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters13.0%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.0%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Six Mile Run, NJ2,65585%72%
Plainsboro Center, NJ2,73382%67%
Cranbury, NJ2,25680%63%
Princeton Junction, NJ2,50377%56%
Princeton Meadows, NJ13,75875%51%
Hightstown, NJ5,53244%11%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Webster, NY5,53263%29%
Williamston, NC5,53434%32%
Falcon Heights, MN5,53479%60%
Duquesne, PA5,53415%71%
Whiteville, NC5,53548%3%
Hightstown, NJ5,53244%11%
Source: The Hightstown, 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.