Watchung school information

IndexWatchungNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores93%74%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools21,60479,235
Total private schools282324,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,965

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  • The average school test scores in Watchung are 36% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Watchung.
  • 93.8% of people in Watchung have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.2% of people in Watchung have completed high school.
  • 60.8% of people in Watchung have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • BayberryBayberry LaneGrades: KG - 04Students: 357 · Ratio: 16:193
  • Valley View50 Valley View RoadGrades: 05 - 08Students: 347 · Ratio: 15:193

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Education level achieved in Watchung

IndexWatchungNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade93.8%87.2%83.8%
Completed high school92.2%85.9%82.4%
Completed some college77.3%59.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree65.2%42.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors60.8%36.4%29.3%
Completed masters33.4%13.8%11.0%
Completed professional degree10.8%3.9%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.5%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,14096%41%
Short Hills, NJ12,72994%37%
Mendham, NJ5,00893%37%
Chatham, NJ9,00092%35%
New Providence, NJ12,31492%34%
Watchung, NJ5,85593%36%

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Sweetwater, TN5,85654%21%
Covington, VA5,85376%11%
Plain City, UT5,85978%14%
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Bay Harbor Islands, FL5,84777%13%
Watchung, NJ5,85593%36%
Source: The Watchung, 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.