Somerset school information

IndexSomersetNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores39%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools81,60479,235
Total private schools682324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,965

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  • The average school test scores in Somerset are 21% 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.

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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.
White House Station, NJ1,83189%80%
Belle Mead, NJ17187%76%
Six Mile Run, NJ3,10685%72%
Plainsboro Center, NJ2,90482%67%
Cranbury, NJ2,34780%63%
Somerset, NJ24,37539%21%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Norfolk, NE24,36481%65%
Muskego, WI24,38774%49%
White Bear Lake, MN24,39850%1%
Moscow, ID24,40652%5%
Bayonet Point, FL24,41250%1%
Somerset, NJ24,37539%21%
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.