Perth Amboy school information

IndexPerth AmboyNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores22%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools121,60479,235
Total private schools482324,875
Total post-secondary schools21577,965

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  • The average school test scores in Perth Amboy are 56% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Perth Amboy.
  • 70.3% of people in Perth Amboy have completed 8th grade.
  • 65.6% of people in Perth Amboy have completed high school.
  • 14.8% of people in Perth Amboy have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Perth Amboy

IndexPerth AmboyNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade70.3%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school65.6%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college34.6%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree20.2%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors14.8%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters3.3%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.9%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Six Mile Run, NJ3,10685%72%
Lincroft, NJ6,43683%68%
Cranbury, NJ2,34780%63%
Cliffwood Beach, NJ3,33178%58%
Morganville, NJ5,05274%49%
Perth Amboy, NJ51,72722%56%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Burlington, NC51,74036%26%
Castle Rock, CO51,80234%30%
Aspen Hill, MD51,60337%26%
Rowland Heights, CA51,59751%3%
Irondequoit, NY51,59458%18%
Perth Amboy, NJ51,72722%56%
Source: The Perth Amboy, 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.