Bayonne school information

IndexBayonneNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores41%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools131,60479,221
Total private schools882324,874
Total post-secondary schools21577,963
The Bayonne, NJ educational system consists of 13 public schools, 8 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Bayonne public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 4% lower than than the New Jersey average and 16% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bayonne public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.0% have completed high school, 31.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bayonne are 16% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Bayonne.
  • 85.9% of people in Bayonne have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.0% of people in Bayonne have completed high school.
  • 31.7% of people in Bayonne have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bayonne

IndexBayonneNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade85.9%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school85.0%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college53.0%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.4%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.7%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters9.7%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
Teterboro, NJ8690%82%
Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,61573%48%
Chatham, NJ9,03072%46%
Bayonne, NJ65,77241%16%

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Homestead, FL65,68843%12%
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Bayonne, NJ65,77241%16%
Source: The Bayonne, 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.