Cliffside Park school information

IndexCliffside ParkNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores39%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools51,60479,221
Total private schools182324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Cliffside Park, NJ educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Cliffside Park public schools have average test scores of 39% which is 10% lower than than the New Jersey average and 21% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Cliffside Park public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.9% have completed high school, 42.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Cliffside Park are 21% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Cliffside Park.
  • 87.9% of people in Cliffside Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.9% of people in Cliffside Park have completed high school.
  • 42.0% of people in Cliffside Park have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Cliffside Park

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  • Cliffside Park High School538 Palisade AvenueGrades: 9 - 12Students: 1,115 · Ratio: 13:116
  • School #3397 Palisade AvenueGrades: KG - 6Students: 347 · Ratio: 19:148
  • School #4279 Columbia AvenueGrades: PK - 6Students: 504 · Ratio: 14:145
  • School #5214 Day AveGrades: KG - 6Students: 246 · Ratio: 16:145
  • School #6440 Oakdene AveGrades: KG - 8Students: 756 · Ratio: 13:142

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Education level achieved in Cliffside Park

IndexCliffside ParkNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade87.9%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school86.9%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college60.2%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.0%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.0%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters16.1%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.3%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
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Lake Success, NY3,08485%73%
Closter, NJ8,65083%68%
Saddle River, NJ3,24180%62%
Cliffside Park, NJ24,66139%21%

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Lodi, NJ24,65440%19%
Muskego, WI24,65074%49%
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Fort Dodge, IA24,62662%25%
Waverly, MI24,61742%14%
Cliffside Park, NJ24,66139%21%
Source: The Cliffside Park, 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.