Avg. test scores 38%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 20%

Carteret school information

IndexCarteretNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores31%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools51,60479,221
Total private schools282324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Carteret are 38% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Carteret
  • 83.7% of people in Carteret have completed 8th grade
  • 81.6% of people in Carteret have completed high school
  • 24.3% of people in Carteret have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Carteret

      IndexCarteretNew JerseyNational
      Completed 8th grade83.7%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school81.6%86.3%83.0%
      Completed some college50.7%60.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree32.0%43.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors24.3%37.5%30.3%
      Completed masters6.9%14.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.9%4.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.5%1.5%1.3%

      Carteret, NJ School Districts

      • Carteret Borough School District

      There are a total of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Carteret. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Carteret, NJ schools is 31%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Carteret, NJ, an average of 83.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 81.6% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
      Chatham, NJ9,03072%46%
      Watchung, NJ5,94470%43%
      Summit, NJ21,89570%42%
      Navesink, NJ1,69970%41%
      Carteret, NJ23,96631%38%

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      Carteret, NJ23,96631%38%
      Source: The Carteret, 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.