Princeton school information

IndexPrincetonNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores72%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools71,60479,235
Total private schools1882324,875
Total post-secondary schools61577,965

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  • The average school test scores in Princeton are 47% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Princeton.
  • 96.0% of people in Princeton have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.5% of people in Princeton have completed high school.
  • 80.9% of people in Princeton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Princeton

IndexPrincetonNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade96.0%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school95.5%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college89.7%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree82.8%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors80.9%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters54.8%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree25.7%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate17.0%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Belle Mead, NJ17187%76%
Six Mile Run, NJ3,10685%72%
Plainsboro Center, NJ2,90482%67%
Cranbury, NJ2,34780%63%
Princeton Junction, NJ2,44477%56%
Princeton, NJ28,94072%47%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lake in the Hills, IL28,92646%6%
Perry Hall, MD28,92448%2%
East Palo Alto, CA28,92019%62%
Golden Gate, FL28,91741%16%
Lake Magdalene, FL28,96635%28%
Princeton, NJ28,94072%47%
Source: The Princeton, 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.