Penns Grove school information

IndexPenns GroveNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores53%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools21,60479,235
Total private schoolsn/a82324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,965

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  • The average school test scores in Penns Grove are 22% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Penns Grove.
  • 60.1% of people in Penns Grove have completed 8th grade.
  • 56.2% of people in Penns Grove have completed high school.
  • 4.3% of people in Penns Grove have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Penns Grove

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  • Paul W Carleton251 Maple AvenueGrades: 04 - 05Students: 334 · Ratio: 18:158
  • Penns Grove Middle School351 Maple AvenueGrades: 05 - 08Students: 529 · Ratio: 15:149

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Education level achieved in Penns Grove

IndexPenns GroveNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade60.1%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school56.2%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college28.5%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree7.8%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors4.3%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters1.4%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.5%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Media, PA5,34191%34%
Swarthmore, PA6,19888%29%
Hockessin, DE13,62086%26%
Swedesboro, NJ2,62784%23%
Kennett Square, PA6,12384%23%
Penns Grove, NJ5,08253%22%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fairfield, IL5,08086%27%
Shenandoah, IA5,07977%14%
Stansbury Park, UT5,07982%20%
Davison, MI5,08567%2%
Chelsea, MI5,08577%14%
Penns Grove, NJ5,08253%22%
Source: The Penns Grove, 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.