Paramus school information

IndexParamusNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores86%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools151,60479,235
Total private schools982324,875
Total post-secondary schools61577,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Paramus are 26% higher 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.

Best Schools in Paramus

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  • Bergen Regional School374 E Ridgewood AveGrades: 02 - 12Students: 49 · Ratio: 6:1n/a
  • East Brook Middle190 Spring Valley RdGrades: 05 - 08Students: 637 · Ratio: 16:185
  • MemorialEast 203 Midland AveGrades: KG - 04Students: 338 · Ratio: 14:188
  • Midland School241 West Midland AvenueGrades: KG - 04Students: 259 · Ratio: 16:186
  • N A Bleshman Reg Day Para333 E Ridgewood AveGrades: PK - 12Students: 76 · Ratio: 4:1n/a
  • Paramus HighEast Century RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,348 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • ParkwayOradell AveGrades: KG - 04Students: 242 · Ratio: 14:187
  • Prog 2 Multiply Handicapd327 East Ridgewood AvenueGrades: 02 - 12Students: 67 · Ratio: 10:1n/a
  • Prog 3 Emotionally Distur327 E Ridgewood AveGrades: PK - 12Students: 149 · Ratio: 5:1n/a
  • Prog 5 Life Skills327 E Ridgewood AveGrades: 03 - 12Students: 67 · Ratio: 5:1n/a
  • Prog 6 Autistic355 East Ridgewood AveGrades: PK - 12Students: 153 · Ratio: 4:1n/a
  • Ridge Ranch345 Lockwood DriveGrades: KG - 04Students: 334 · Ratio: 14:186
  • Stony LaneE Ridgewood AveGrades: KG - 04Students: 215 · Ratio: 16:187
  • Technical Sch ParamusE 285 Pascack RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 152 · Ratio: 9:1n/a
  • Voc Paramus Sp NeedE 275 Pascack RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 21 · Ratio: 8:1n/a
  • West Brook MiddleRoosevelt BlvdGrades: 05 - 08Students: 704 · Ratio: 14:182

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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.
Alpine, NJ1,71097%43%
Essex Fells, NJ2,14096%41%
North Caldwell, NJ6,40795%39%
Short Hills, NJ12,72994%37%
Demarest, NJ4,92993%37%
Paramus, NJ26,61286%26%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Clinton, IA26,61176%11%
Tualatin, OR26,60482%20%
Greer, SC26,62682%20%
Fredericksburg, VA26,63282%20%
Medina, OH26,54488%29%
Paramus, NJ26,61286%26%
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.