Somerville school information

IndexSomervilleNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores80%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools91,60479,235
Total private schools482324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Somerville are 17% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Somerville.
  • 89.7% of people in Somerville have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.3% of people in Somerville have completed high school.
  • 36.0% of people in Somerville have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Somerville

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  • Auten Road School281 Auten RoadGrades: 05 - 06Students: 1,109 · Ratio: 15:184
  • Central220 Baird RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 642 · Ratio: 15:190
  • Somerville High222 Davenport StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,251 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Somerville Middle51 West Cliff StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 317 · Ratio: 13:170
  • Stony Brook136 Cedar Grove RdGrades: 03 - 05Students: 265 · Ratio: 17:188
  • Van DerveerUnion AvenueGrades: PK - 05Students: 86 · Ratio: 18:168

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Education level achieved in Somerville

IndexSomervilleNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade89.7%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school89.3%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college59.6%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree40.4%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors36.0%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters10.4%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.6%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Short Hills, NJ12,72994%37%
Mendham, NJ5,00893%37%
Watchung, NJ5,85593%36%
Chatham, NJ9,00092%35%
New Providence, NJ12,31492%34%
Somerville, NJ12,17580%17%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
West Plains, MO12,17658%15%
Babylon, NY12,17776%11%
Grovetown, GA12,17990%32%
Beatrice, NE12,18378%14%
Lilburn, GA12,16290%33%
Somerville, NJ12,17580%17%
Source: The Somerville, 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.