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Camden school information

Index Camden New Jersey National
Average Test Scores19%52%48%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools361,60479,221
Total private schools1082324,874
Total post-secondary schools31577,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Camden are 60% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 36 public schools in Camden
  • 65.9% of people in Camden have completed 8th grade
  • 62.8% of people in Camden have completed high school
  • 8.2% of people in Camden have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Camden

      Index Camden New Jersey National
      Completed 8th grade65.9%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school62.8%86.3%83.0%
      Completed some college31.0%60.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree12.1%43.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors8.2%37.5%30.3%
      Completed masters2.3%14.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.7%4.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.3%1.5%1.3%

      Camden, NJ School Districts

      • Camden City School District

      There are a total of 36 public schools, 10 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Camden. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Camden, NJ schools is 19%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Camden, NJ, an average of 65.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 62.8% have completed high school.

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Fort Washington, PA6,01389%84.9%
      Penn Wynne, PA5,76987%81.3%
      Bryn Mawr, PA5,61186%78.1%
      Ardmore, PA13,56785%77.1%
      Blue Bell, PA6,24582%70.3%
      Camden, NJ73,74219%60.3%

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      South Jordan, UT73,69549%1.4%
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      Evanston, IL73,97946%3.6%
      Cheektowaga, NY73,45758%21.3%
      Bismarck, ND73,43547%1.5%
      Camden, NJ73,74219%60.3%
      Source: The Camden, NJ education data displayed above is derived from the 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.