Ocean City school information

IndexOcean CityNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores42%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio10:113:116:1
Total public schools31,60479,221
Total private schools182324,874
Total post-secondary schools11577,963
The Ocean City, NJ educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Ocean City public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 3% lower than than the New Jersey average and 15% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ocean City public schools is 10:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.1% have completed high school, 47.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Ocean City are 15% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Ocean City.
  • 94.3% of people in Ocean City have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.1% of people in Ocean City have completed high school.
  • 47.6% of people in Ocean City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Ocean City

IndexOcean CityNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade94.3%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school93.1%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college71.2%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree55.1%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.6%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters18.3%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.6%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Margate City, NJ6,25066%34%
Linwood, NJ7,00961%24%
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Estell Manor, NJ1,69952%6%
Northfield, NJ8,53750%2%
Ocean City, NJ11,43042%15%

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Garden City, ID11,42369%40%
Pennsville, NJ11,42135%29%
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Source: The Ocean City, 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.