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  • Milton Avenue School
  • 16 Milton Avenue, Chatham
  • The School District of the Chathams
  • Grades: PK - 3 · Students: 363
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Lafayette Avenus School
  • 221 Lafayette Avenue, Chatham
  • The School District of the Chathams
  • Grades: 4 - 5 · Students: 680
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Southern Boulevard School
  • 192 Southern Boulevard, Chatham
  • The School District of the Chathams
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 455
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Washington Avenue School
  • 102 Washington Avenue, Chatham
  • The School District of the Chathams
  • Grades: PK - 3 · Students: 432
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Chatham Middle School
  • 480 Main Street, Chatham
  • The School District of the Chathams
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 991
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Chatham High School
  • 255 Lafayette Avenue, Chatham
  • The School District of the Chathams
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,190
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1

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.

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%

Chatham, NJ School Districts

The Chathams School District

There are a total of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Chatham. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Chatham, NJ schools is 72%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Chatham, NJ, an average of 97.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 97.3% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Chatham 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 Chatham, NJ schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

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%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Newcastle, OK9,03080%63%
Tega Cay, SC9,02670%43%
Northwest Harborcreek, PA9,03670%41%
Alderwood Manor, WA9,03759%19%
Budd Lake, NJ9,03757%15%
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.
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