Rutherford school information

IndexRutherfordNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores81%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio18:113:116:1
Total public schools61,60479,235
Total private schools582324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Rutherford are 19% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Rutherford.
  • 94.2% of people in Rutherford have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.2% of people in Rutherford have completed high school.
  • 49.9% of people in Rutherford have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Rutherford

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  • Lincoln414 Montross AvenueGrades: KG - 03Students: 35 · Ratio: 20:178
  • Pierrepont70 E Pierrepont AveGrades: 04 - 08Students: 485 · Ratio: 16:184
  • Rutherford High56 Elliott PlGrades: 09 - 12Students: 749 · Ratio: 12:1n/a
  • Union359 Union AveGrades: 04 - 08Students: 493 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Washington89 Wood StGrades: KG - 03Students: 33 · Ratio: 19:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Rutherford

IndexRutherfordNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade94.2%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school93.2%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college73.9%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree54.7%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors49.9%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters17.7%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.5%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Alpine, NJ1,71097%43%
Essex Fells, NJ2,14096%41%
North Caldwell, NJ6,40795%39%
Short Hills, NJ12,72994%37%
Demarest, NJ4,92993%37%
Rutherford, NJ18,29781%19%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dover, NJ18,29881%18%
Jenks, OK18,31290%33%
Cudahy, WI18,32177%13%
Brigham City, UT18,26470%3%
Somerset, MA18,26263%7%
Rutherford, NJ18,29781%19%
Source: The Rutherford, 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.