Bergenfield school information

IndexBergenfieldNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores50%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:113:116:1
Total public schools71,60479,221
Total private schools582324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Bergenfield, NJ educational system consists of 7 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Bergenfield public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 15% higher than than the New Jersey average and 1% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bergenfield public schools is 17:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.8% have completed high school, 41.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bergenfield are 1% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Bergenfield.
  • 88.2% of people in Bergenfield have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.8% of people in Bergenfield have completed high school.
  • 41.2% of people in Bergenfield have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bergenfield

IndexBergenfieldNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade88.2%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school87.8%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college64.5%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.7%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.2%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters12.7%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Bergenfield, 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.