Summit school information

IndexSummitNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores70%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools71,60479,221
Total private schools582324,874
Total post-secondary schools11577,963
The Summit, NJ educational system consists of 7 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Summit public schools have average test scores of 70% which is 62% higher than than the New Jersey average and 42% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Summit public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.0% have completed high school, 70.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 12.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Summit are 42% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Summit.
  • 93.5% of people in Summit have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.0% of people in Summit have completed high school.
  • 70.3% of people in Summit have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Summit

IndexSummitNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade93.5%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school93.0%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college81.7%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree74.3%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors70.3%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters35.8%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.4%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.4%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
Martinsville, NJ11,91780%63%
Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,61573%48%
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,28772%47%
Summit, NJ21,89570%42%

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Summit, NJ21,89570%42%
Source: The Summit, NJ education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.