South Plainfield school information

IndexSouth PlainfieldNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores84%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools81,60479,235
Total private schools482324,875
Total post-secondary schools51577,965

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  • The average school test scores in South Plainfield are 24% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in South Plainfield.
  • 88.4% of people in South Plainfield have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.6% of people in South Plainfield have completed high school.
  • 37.4% of people in South Plainfield have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in South Plainfield

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  • Franklin1000 Franklin AveGrades: KG - 04Students: 317 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Grant Elementary School305 Cromwell PlaceGrades: 05 - 06Students: 542 · Ratio: 15:181
  • John E Riley100 Morris AvenueGrades: KG - 04Students: 334 · Ratio: 16:188
  • John F Kennedy2900 Norwood AvenueGrades: KG - 04Students: 276 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Roosevelt135 Jackson AvenueGrades: PK - 04Students: 40 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Roosevelt Administration125 Jackson StreetGrades: PK - PKStudents: 53 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • So Plainfield Middle2201 Plainfield AvenueGrades: 07 - 08Students: 581 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • South Plainfield High200 Lake StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,192 · Ratio: 15:1n/a

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Education level achieved in South Plainfield

IndexSouth PlainfieldNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade88.4%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school87.6%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college58.2%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree44.3%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors37.4%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters12.2%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.3%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in South Plainfield (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%
South Plainfield, NJ23,68684%24%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rock Springs, WY23,68468%0%
Kingston, NY23,70759%13%
Romulus, MI23,72149%29%
Loma Linda, CA23,64877%13%
Rolling Meadows, IL23,64689%30%
South Plainfield, NJ23,68684%24%
Source: The South Plainfield, 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.