Boonton school information

IndexBoontonNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores40%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools41,60479,221
Total private schools182324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Boonton, NJ educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Boonton public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 7% lower than than the New Jersey average and 18% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Boonton public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.5% have completed high school, 47.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Boonton are 18% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Boonton.
  • 92.0% of people in Boonton have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.5% of people in Boonton have completed high school.
  • 47.3% of people in Boonton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Boonton

IndexBoontonNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade92.0%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school90.5%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college68.7%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree53.4%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.3%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters15.3%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.1%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.7%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
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Mountain Lakes, NJ4,28772%47%
Chatham, NJ9,03072%46%
Boonton, NJ8,40540%18%

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Boonton, NJ8,40540%18%
Source: The Boonton, 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.