New Providence school information

IndexNew ProvidenceNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores92%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools51,60479,235
Total private schools382324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in New Providence are 34% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in New Providence.
  • 95.0% of people in New Providence have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.5% of people in New Providence have completed high school.
  • 65.2% of people in New Providence have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in New Providence

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  • Allen W Roberts80 Jones DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 627 · Ratio: 17:189
  • Devel L C New Providence340 Central AvenueGrades: 03 - 12Students: 86 · Ratio: 4:1n/a
  • New Providence High35 Pioneer DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 619 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • New Providence Middle Sch35 Pioneer DriveGrades: 07 - 08Students: 337 · Ratio: 17:192
  • Salt Brook40 Maple StGrades: KG - 06Students: 612 · Ratio: 17:193

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Education level achieved in New Providence

IndexNew ProvidenceNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade95.0%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school94.5%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college81.3%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree69.9%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors65.2%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters30.0%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree7.8%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate4.3%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in New Providence (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%
New Providence, NJ12,31492%34%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Arkansas City, KS12,31684%23%
Cleveland, MS12,31845%33%
Ringwood, NJ12,32084%23%
Lake Tapps, WA12,30684%24%
Eatontown, NJ12,32375%10%
New Providence, NJ12,31492%34%
Source: The New Providence, 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.