Newton school information

IndexNewtonNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores78%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools81,60479,235
Total private schools482324,875
Total post-secondary schools11577,965

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  • The average school test scores in Newton are 14% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Newton.
  • 83.3% of people in Newton have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.1% of people in Newton have completed high school.
  • 23.1% of people in Newton have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Newton

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  • Florence M Burd219 Newton Sparta RoadGrades: KG - 04Students: 33 · Ratio: 16:173
  • Fredon Twp459 Route 94Grades: PK - 06Students: 335 · Ratio: 15:180
  • Halsted St59 Halsted StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 245 · Ratio: 12:174
  • Kittatinny Reg High77 Halsey RoadGrades: 07 - 12Students: 1,145 · Ratio: 14:181
  • Long Pond707 Limecrest RdGrades: 05 - 08Students: 311 · Ratio: 14:180
  • Marian Mc KeownOne School RoadGrades: KG - 06Students: 388 · Ratio: 13:185
  • Merriam Ave81 Merriam AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 49 · Ratio: 16:172
  • Newton High44 Ryerson AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 79 · Ratio: 14:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Newton

IndexNewtonNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade83.3%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school81.1%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college42.0%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree27.8%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors23.1%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters7.9%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.3%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Morris Plains, NJ5,63590%31%
Budd Lake, NJ8,23486%26%
Hope, NJ18984%23%
Great Meadows, NJ28882%21%
Succasunna, NJ9,04782%20%
Newton, NJ7,99978%14%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Montvale, NJ8,00090%31%
Sellersburg, IN8,00479%16%
Blair, NE7,99072%6%
McFarland, WI8,00986%26%
Maplewood, MO7,98753%22%
Newton, NJ7,99978%14%
Source: The Newton, 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.