Morristown school information

IndexMorristownNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores49%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio10:113:116:1
Total public schools111,60479,221
Total private schools782324,874
Total post-secondary schools21577,963
The Morristown, NJ educational system consists of 11 public schools, 7 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Morristown public schools have average test scores of 49% which is 13% higher than than the New Jersey average and 1% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Morristown public schools is 10:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.7% have completed high school, 48.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Morristown are 1% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Morristown.
  • 87.7% of people in Morristown have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.7% of people in Morristown have completed high school.
  • 48.9% of people in Morristown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Morristown

IndexMorristownNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade87.7%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school85.7%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college64.4%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.9%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors48.9%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters20.9%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.6%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.3%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
Martinsville, NJ11,91780%63%
Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,61573%48%
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,28772%47%
Morristown, NJ18,67749%1%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Forest Park, OH18,67958%18%
Deerfield, IL18,68663%28%
Westminster, MD18,66551%4%
Augusta, ME18,69143%13%
Fairmont, WV18,69945%9%
Morristown, NJ18,67749%1%
Source: The Morristown, 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.