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  • Lincoln Elementary School
  • 18 Crane St, Caldwell
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 246
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Grover Cleveland Middle School
  • 36 Academy Rd, Caldwell
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 626
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1

Caldwell school information

IndexCaldwellNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores56%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:113:116:1
Total public schools21,60479,221
Total private schools382324,874
Total post-secondary schools11577,963
The Caldwell, NJ educational system consists of 2 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Caldwell public schools have average test scores of 56% which is 30% higher than than the New Jersey average and 14% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Caldwell public schools is 17:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.5% have completed high school, 50.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Caldwell

IndexCaldwellNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade94.7%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school93.5%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college72.3%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.3%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors50.3%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters16.2%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.4%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.5%1.3%

Caldwell, NJ School Districts

Caldwell-West Caldwell School District

There are a total of 2 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Caldwell. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Caldwell, NJ schools is 56%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Caldwell, NJ, an average of 94.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.5% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Caldwell 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 Caldwell, NJ schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
Teterboro, NJ8690%82%
Saddle River, NJ3,24180%62%
Ridgewood, NJ25,43077%56%
Woodcliff Lake, NJ5,84477%55%
Caldwell, NJ7,96756%14%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Senatobia, MS7,96919%61%
Waller, WA7,96550%1%
Mahtomedi, MN7,96483%69%
Bridge City, TX7,96483%69%
Gresham Park, GA7,97110%79%
Caldwell, NJ7,96756%14%
Source: The Caldwell, 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.