West New York school information

IndexWest New YorkNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores33%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools81,60479,221
Total private schools482324,874
Total post-secondary schools11577,963
The West New York, NJ educational system consists of 8 public schools, 4 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. West New York public schools have average test scores of 33% which is 22% lower than than the New Jersey average and 32% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West New York public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.4% have completed high school, 25.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West New York are 32% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in West New York.
  • 73.7% of people in West New York have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.4% of people in West New York have completed high school.
  • 25.9% of people in West New York have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West New York

IndexWest New YorkNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade73.7%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school71.4%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college46.2%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.5%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.9%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters9.0%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in West New York (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
Teterboro, NJ8690%82%
Closter, NJ8,65083%68%
Bronxville, NY6,39579%61%
Alpine, NJ1,52277%56%
West New York, NJ52,40733%32%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Levittown, PA52,40755%13%
Elkhart, IN52,37858%17%
Stratford, CT52,30038%23%
Delano, CA52,53829%41%
Perth Amboy, NJ52,26522%56%
West New York, NJ52,40733%32%
Source: The West New York, 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.