New Providence school information

IndexNew ProvidenceNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores68%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools51,60479,221
Total private schools382324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The New Providence, NJ educational system consists of 5 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. New Providence public schools have average test scores of 68% which is 57% higher than than the New Jersey average and 37% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of New Providence public schools is 11:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.4% have completed high school, 67.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in New Providence are 37% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in New Providence.
  • 96.1% of people in New Providence have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.4% of people in New Providence have completed high school.
  • 67.6% of people in New Providence have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in New Providence

IndexNew ProvidenceNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade96.1%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school95.4%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college83.0%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree72.3%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors67.6%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters27.9%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.3%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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New Providence, NJ12,43468%37%

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Source: The New Providence, 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.