Downtown school information

IndexDowntownJersey CityNew Jersey
Average Test Scores32%32%43%
Student/Teacher ration/a12:113:1
Total public schoolsn/a511,604
Total private schoolsn/a37823
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a13157

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  • The average school test scores in Downtown are 34% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Downtown.
  • 91.3% of people in Downtown have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.7% of people in Downtown have completed high school.
  • 67.1% of people in Downtown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Downtown

IndexDowntownJersey CityNew Jersey
Completed 8th grade91.3%84.9%87.2%
Completed high school89.7%82.8%85.9%
Completed some college79.1%61.6%59.6%
Completed associate degree69.4%46.6%42.6%
Completed bachelors67.1%42.5%36.4%
Completed masters30.7%16.8%13.8%
Completed professional degree7.5%4.1%3.9%
Completed doctorate2.9%1.6%1.5%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,14092%87%
Teterboro, NJ5690%82%
Bronxville, NY6,37879%61%
Short Hills, NJ12,72975%52%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,60673%48%
Jersey City, NJ255,86132%34%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fort Wayne, IN255,78462%26%
Chula Vista, CA253,03145%9%
Buffalo, NY259,95934%31%
Orlando, FL250,22450%1%
St. Petersburg, FL248,42947%5%
Jersey City, NJ255,86132%34%
Source: The Downtown, Jersey City, 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.