Chatham school information

IndexChathamNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores72%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools61,60479,221
Total private schools182324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Chatham, NJ educational system consists of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Chatham public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 66% higher than than the New Jersey average and 46% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Chatham public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 97.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 97.3% have completed high school, 76.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 9.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Chatham are 46% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Chatham.
  • 97.4% of people in Chatham have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.3% of people in Chatham have completed high school.
  • 76.0% of people in Chatham have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Chatham

IndexChathamNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade97.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school97.3%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college87.8%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree79.8%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors76.0%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters35.9%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.4%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.3%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
Martinsville, NJ11,91780%63%
Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,61573%48%
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,28772%47%
Chatham, NJ9,03072%46%

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Newcastle, OK9,03080%63%
Tega Cay, SC9,02670%43%
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Chatham, NJ9,03072%46%
Source: The Chatham, 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.