Mountain Lakes school information

IndexMountain LakesNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores72%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio10:113:116:1
Total public schools41,60479,221
Total private schools382324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Mountain Lakes, NJ educational system consists of 4 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Mountain Lakes public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 68% higher than than the New Jersey average and 47% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mountain Lakes public schools is 10:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 98.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 98.3% have completed high school, 87.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 20.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mountain Lakes are 47% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Mountain Lakes.
  • 98.3% of people in Mountain Lakes have completed 8th grade.
  • 98.3% of people in Mountain Lakes have completed high school.
  • 87.3% of people in Mountain Lakes have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mountain Lakes

IndexMountain LakesNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade98.3%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school98.3%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college94.3%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree89.9%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors87.3%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters51.9%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree20.2%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,61573%48%
Chatham, NJ9,03072%46%
Franklin Lakes, NJ10,81070%42%
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,28772%47%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Temple, GA4,28734%31%
Mitchell, IN4,28769%41%
Grafton, ND4,28737%25%
Heber, CA4,28738%23%
Waverly, NY4,28749%0%
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,28772%47%
Source: The Mountain Lakes, 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.