Mountainside school information

IndexMountainsideNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores58%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools31,60479,221
Total private schoolsn/a82324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Mountainside, NJ educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Mountainside public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 35% higher than than the New Jersey average and 18% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mountainside public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.4% have completed high school, 54.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 9.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mountainside are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Mountainside.
  • 93.4% of people in Mountainside have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.4% of people in Mountainside have completed high school.
  • 54.8% of people in Mountainside have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mountainside

IndexMountainsideNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade93.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school93.4%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college78.6%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree64.9%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors54.8%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters24.5%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.1%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
Six Mile Run, NJ2,65585%72%
Martinsville, NJ11,91780%63%
Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,61573%48%
Mountainside, NJ6,83558%18%

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Milford, OH6,83387%77%
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Sullivan, MO6,83860%22%
Mountainside, NJ6,83558%18%
Source: The Mountainside, 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.