Rockaway school information

IndexRockawayNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores80%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools81,60479,235
Total private schools582324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Rockaway are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Rockaway.
  • 89.6% of people in Rockaway have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.6% of people in Rockaway have completed high school.
  • 31.2% of people in Rockaway have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Rockaway

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  • Copeland MiddleLake Shore DriveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 921 · Ratio: 17:184
  • Katherine D Malone524 Green Pond RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 269 · Ratio: 18:185
  • Lincoln37 Keller AvenueGrades: PK - 03Students: 292 · Ratio: 18:174
  • Math Science&Engineering520 West Main StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 88 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Morris Hills High520 West Main StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,125 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Morris Knolls High50 Knoll DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,744 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Park Lake School72 Academy StreetGrades: PK - 12Students: 49 · Ratio: 5:1n/a
  • Stony BrookStony Brook RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 405 · Ratio: 21:186
  • Thomas Jefferson Middle95 East Main StreetGrades: 04 - 08Students: 367 · Ratio: 17:172
  • Visions Academy Cs47 Kings RdGrades: 09 - 09Students: 149 · Ratio: 19:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Rockaway

IndexRockawayNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade89.6%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school89.6%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college56.6%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree36.5%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors31.2%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters10.3%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.3%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,14096%41%
North Caldwell, NJ6,40795%39%
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,23594%38%
Short Hills, NJ12,72994%37%
Mendham, NJ5,00893%37%
Rockaway, NJ6,48080%18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hewlett, NY6,48180%17%
Seaside, OR6,48171%4%
Ambler, PA6,48185%25%
Whitinsville, MA6,47863%8%
Catasauqua, PA6,47764%6%
Rockaway, NJ6,48080%18%
Source: The Rockaway, 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.