Paramus school information

IndexParamusNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores44%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools151,60479,235
Total private schools982324,875
Total post-secondary schools61577,965

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  • The average school test scores in Paramus are 11% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Paramus.
  • 92.0% of people in Paramus have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.0% of people in Paramus have completed high school.
  • 48.3% of people in Paramus have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Paramus

IndexParamusNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade92.0%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school91.0%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college69.3%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree53.9%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors48.3%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters17.6%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree6.4%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orangeburg, NY4,12999%100%
Essex Fells, NJ2,14092%87%
Teterboro, NJ5690%82%
Closter, NJ8,51983%68%
Briarcliff Manor, NY7,78381%65%
Paramus, NJ26,61244%11%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Clinton, IA26,61184%70%
Tualatin, OR26,60464%29%
Greer, SC26,62662%27%
Fredericksburg, VA26,63279%60%
West Whittier-Los Nietos, CA26,59028%43%
Paramus, NJ26,61244%11%
Source: The Paramus, 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.