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45%
  • Chelsea Heights School
  • 4101 Filbert Avenue, Atlantic City
  • Atlantic City Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 357
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
37%
  • Brighton Avenue School
  • 30 N. Brighton Avenue, Atlantic City
  • Atlantic City Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 334
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
33%
  • Richmond Avenue School
  • 4115 Ventnor Avenue, Atlantic City
  • Atlantic City Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 648
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
32%
  • Sovereign Avenue School
  • 3205 Arctic Avenue, Atlantic City
  • Atlantic City Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 734
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
26%
  • Texas Avenue School
  • 2523 Arctic Avenue, Atlantic City
  • Atlantic City Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 586
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
20%
  • Atlantic City High School
  • 1400 N Albany Avenue, Atlantic City
  • Atlantic City Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,010
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
19%
  • Dr Martin Luther King Jr School Complex
  • 1700 Marmora Avenue, Atlantic City
  • Atlantic City Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 679
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
15%
  • Atlantic City Community Charter School
  • 200 North Texas Ave, Atlantic City
  • Atlantic City Community Charter School
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 150
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
14%
  • Uptown School Complex
  • 323 Madison Avenue, Atlantic City
  • Atlantic City Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 601
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
13%
  • Pennsylvania Ave School
  • 201 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Atlantic City
  • Atlantic City Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 604
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
9%
  • New York Avenue School
  • 411 N New York Avenue, Atlantic City
  • Atlantic City Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 617
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
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  • Venice Park School
  • 1601 N Penrose Avenue, Atlantic City
  • Atlantic City Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 90
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
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Atlantic City school information

IndexAtlantic CityNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores24%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools131,60479,221
Total private schools182324,874
Total post-secondary schools11577,963
The Atlantic City, NJ educational system consists of 13 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Atlantic City public schools have average test scores of 24% which is 45% lower than than the New Jersey average and 52% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Atlantic City public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 70.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 68.3% have completed high school, 16.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Atlantic City

IndexAtlantic CityNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade70.7%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school68.3%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college39.3%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.0%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.2%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters4.3%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.5%1.3%

Atlantic City, NJ School Districts

Atlantic City School District

There are a total of 13 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Atlantic City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Atlantic City, NJ schools is 24%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Atlantic City, NJ, an average of 70.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 68.3% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Atlantic City schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Atlantic City, NJ schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Margate City, NJ6,25066%34%
Linwood, NJ7,00961%24%
Northfield, NJ8,53750%2%
Port Republic, NJ1,00450%1%
Ventnor City, NJ10,50546%7%
Atlantic City, NJ39,30624%52%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Puyallup, WA39,27451%4%
Clinton, MD39,25627%45%
Bremerton, WA39,38847%5%
Woburn, MA39,22069%41%
Kendall West, FL39,21969%40%
Atlantic City, NJ39,30624%52%
Source: The Atlantic City, 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.