South Amboy school information

IndexSouth AmboyNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores67%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools21,60479,235
Total private schools382324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,965

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  • The average school test scores in South Amboy are 1% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in South Amboy.
  • 87.2% of people in South Amboy have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.9% of people in South Amboy have completed high school.
  • 24.3% of people in South Amboy have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • South Amboy Elementary249 John StGrades: PK - 06Students: 649 · Ratio: 17:181
  • South Amboy High200 Governor Harold G HoffmanGrades: 07 - 12Students: 508 · Ratio: 14:153

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Education level achieved in South Amboy

IndexSouth AmboyNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade87.2%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school84.9%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college50.7%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree30.4%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors24.3%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters8.5%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.4%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rumson, NJ7,04593%37%
Watchung, NJ5,85593%36%
Cranbury, NJ2,34792%35%
Fair Haven, NJ6,09392%35%
New Providence, NJ12,31492%34%
South Amboy, NJ8,74967%1%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Matawan, NJ8,75987%27%
Sallisaw, OK8,76183%22%
Port Jervis, NY8,73651%25%
Audubon, NJ8,76377%14%
Park Ridge, NJ8,76387%28%
South Amboy, NJ8,74967%1%
Source: The South Amboy, 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.