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Avg. test scores 52%
High school dipl. 18%
Bachelors degree 47%

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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Atlantic City are 52% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Atlantic City
  • 70.7% of people in Atlantic City have completed 8th grade
  • 68.3% of people in Atlantic City have completed high school
  • 16.2% of people in Atlantic City have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Atlantic City, NJ Schools

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      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.

      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.