South River school information

IndexSouth RiverNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores69%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools31,60479,235
Total private schools282324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,965

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  • The average school test scores in South River are 1% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in South River.
  • 82.6% of people in South River have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.1% of people in South River have completed high school.
  • 22.0% of people in South River have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in South River

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  • South River Elem Sch81 Johnson PlaceGrades: 03 - 05Students: 582 · Ratio: 20:170
  • South River High11 Montgomery StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 672 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • South River Middle3 Montgomery StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 522 · Ratio: 16:167
  • South River Primary Sch22 David StreetGrades: KG - 02Students: 549 · Ratio: 25:1n/a

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Education level achieved in South River

IndexSouth RiverNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade82.6%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school79.1%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college47.5%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree28.3%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors22.0%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters7.0%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.7%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Watchung, NJ5,85593%36%
Princeton Junction, NJ2,44492%35%
Cranbury, NJ2,34792%35%
Westfield, NJ30,64790%32%
Sayreville, NJ43,96290%31%
South River, NJ16,17769%1%

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South River, NJ16,17769%1%
Source: The South River, 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.