Somerset school information

IndexSomersetNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores66%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools81,60479,235
Total private schools682324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Somerset are 4% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Somerset.
  • 92.2% of people in Somerset have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.8% of people in Somerset have completed high school.
  • 50.4% of people in Somerset have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Somerset

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  • Conerly Road35 Conerly RoadGrades: PK - 04Students: 50 · Ratio: 17:168
  • Elizabeth Ave363 Elizabeth AvenueGrades: PK - 04Students: 617 · Ratio: 22:161
  • Franklin Middle School415 Francis StreetGrades: 07 - 08Students: 1,032 · Ratio: 11:165
  • Franklin Twp High500 Elizabeth AvenueGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,048 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Hillcrest500 Franklin BlvdGrades: PK - 04Students: 499 · Ratio: 14:166
  • Macafee53 Macafee RoadGrades: PK - 04Students: 495 · Ratio: 20:175
  • Pine Grove Manor130 Highland AvenueGrades: PK - 04Students: 458 · Ratio: 14:161
  • Sampson G Smith School1649 Amwell RoadGrades: 05 - 06Students: 1,186 · Ratio: 16:164

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Education level achieved in Somerset

IndexSomersetNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade92.2%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school91.8%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college72.3%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree56.7%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors50.4%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters20.5%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree5.1%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Watchung, NJ5,85593%36%
Princeton Junction, NJ2,44492%35%
Cranbury, NJ2,34792%35%
New Providence, NJ12,31492%34%
Westfield, NJ30,64790%32%
Somerset, NJ24,37566%4%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Norfolk, NE24,36470%3%
Muskego, WI24,38791%34%
White Bear Lake, MN24,39861%11%
Moscow, ID24,40684%23%
Coronado, CA24,33376%11%
Somerset, NJ24,37566%4%
Source: The Somerset, 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.