Oakland school information

IndexOaklandNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores90%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools51,60479,235
Total private schools782324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Oakland are 32% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Oakland.
  • 93.8% of people in Oakland have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.5% of people in Oakland have completed high school.
  • 49.6% of people in Oakland have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Oakland

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  • Dogwood Hill25 Dogwood DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 312 · Ratio: 17:190
  • Heights114 Seminole AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 465 · Ratio: 19:191
  • Indian Hills High97 Yawpo AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,181 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Manito111 Manito AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 329 · Ratio: 19:192
  • Valley Middle71 Oak StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 58 · Ratio: 16:187

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Education level achieved in Oakland

IndexOaklandNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade93.8%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school92.5%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college74.0%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree55.8%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors49.6%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters20.2%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.0%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Oakland (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%
Demarest, NJ4,92993%37%
Ridgewood, NJ25,27093%36%
Oakland, NJ12,91490%32%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Worthington, MN12,92040%41%
Ridge, NY12,92173%7%
Bedford, OH12,92770%2%
El Dorado, KS12,93185%25%
Eufaula, AL12,89768%1%
Oakland, NJ12,91490%32%
Source: The Oakland, 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.