New Brunswick school information

IndexNew BrunswickNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores20%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio10:113:116:1
Total public schools121,60479,221
Total private schools582324,874
Total post-secondary schools51577,963
The New Brunswick, NJ educational system consists of 12 public schools, 5 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. New Brunswick public schools have average test scores of 20% which is 54% lower than than the New Jersey average and 59% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of New Brunswick public schools is 10:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 63.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 58.7% have completed high school, 19.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in New Brunswick are 59% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in New Brunswick.
  • 63.0% of people in New Brunswick have completed 8th grade.
  • 58.7% of people in New Brunswick have completed high school.
  • 19.9% of people in New Brunswick have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in New Brunswick

IndexNew BrunswickNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade63.0%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school58.7%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college35.5%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.6%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.9%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters9.1%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Six Mile Run, NJ2,65585%72%
Plainsboro Center, NJ2,73382%67%
Cranbury, NJ2,25680%63%
Martinsville, NJ11,91780%63%
Princeton Junction, NJ2,50377%56%
New Brunswick, NJ56,42720%59%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Berwyn, IL56,41422%56%
Diamond Bar, CA56,45660%21%
Taunton, MA56,50451%3%
Dearborn Heights, MI56,32940%19%
Lehi, UT56,31450%1%
New Brunswick, NJ56,42720%59%
Source: The New Brunswick, 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.