Mountainside school information

IndexMountainsideNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores89%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools31,60479,235
Total private schoolsn/a82324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Mountainside are 30% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Mountainside.
  • 93.9% of people in Mountainside have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.9% of people in Mountainside have completed high school.
  • 59.4% of people in Mountainside have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Mountainside

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  • Beechwood School1497 Woodacres DrGrades: PK - 02Students: 267 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Childrens Specialized Hospital150 New Providence RdGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Deerfield Elementary302 Central AvenueGrades: 03 - 08Students: 535 · Ratio: 17:189

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Education level achieved in Mountainside

IndexMountainsideNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade93.9%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school92.9%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college78.6%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree68.0%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors59.4%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters26.8%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree9.1%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate3.9%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,14096%41%
North Caldwell, NJ6,40795%39%
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,23594%38%
Short Hills, NJ12,72994%37%
Mendham, NJ5,00893%37%
Mountainside, NJ6,76589%30%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Morrilton, AR6,76481%19%
Maple Glen, PA6,76789%31%
Sanibel, FL6,76184%24%
Jackson, WI6,77387%28%
Huron, CA6,77739%43%
Mountainside, NJ6,76589%30%
Source: The Mountainside, 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.