Westwood school information

IndexWestwoodNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores63%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools61,60479,221
Total private schools282324,874
Total post-secondary schools11577,963
The Westwood, NJ educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Westwood public schools have average test scores of 63% which is 47% higher than than the New Jersey average and 28% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Westwood public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.9% have completed high school, 47.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Westwood are 28% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Westwood.
  • 94.4% of people in Westwood have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.9% of people in Westwood have completed high school.
  • 47.5% of people in Westwood have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Westwood

IndexWestwoodNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade94.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school93.9%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college68.6%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree53.0%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.5%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters17.1%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.5%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.5%1.3%

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

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Orangeburg, NY4,19299%100%
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Closter, NJ8,65083%68%
Briarcliff Manor, NY7,73281%65%
Westwood, NJ11,17063%28%

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Westwood, NJ11,17063%28%
Source: The Westwood, 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.