Plainfield school information

IndexPlainfieldNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores22%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools141,60479,235
Total private schools1182324,875
Total post-secondary schools31577,965

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  • The average school test scores in Plainfield are 56% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Plainfield.
  • 71.5% of people in Plainfield have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.7% of people in Plainfield have completed high school.
  • 18.2% of people in Plainfield have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Plainfield

IndexPlainfieldNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade71.5%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school69.7%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college40.8%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree23.6%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors18.2%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters7.0%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.7%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
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Martinsville, NJ11,91480%63%
Cliffwood Beach, NJ3,33178%58%
Plainfield, NJ50,42322%56%

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Source: The Plainfield, 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.