Closter school information

IndexClosterNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores83%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools21,60479,221
Total private schools282324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Closter, NJ educational system consists of 2 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Closter public schools have average test scores of 83% which is 92% higher than than the New Jersey average and 68% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Closter public schools is 16:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 96.2% have completed high school, 62.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 8.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Closter are 68% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Closter.
  • 96.2% of people in Closter have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.2% of people in Closter have completed high school.
  • 62.0% of people in Closter have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Closter

IndexClosterNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade96.2%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school96.2%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college76.5%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree66.0%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors62.0%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters24.5%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.7%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.1%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orangeburg, NY4,19299%100%
Teterboro, NJ8690%82%
Manhasset, NY7,99687%76%
Lake Success, NY3,08485%73%
Briarcliff Manor, NY7,73281%65%
Closter, NJ8,65083%68%

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Port Jervis, NY8,65045%8%
Sallisaw, OK8,65075%52%
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Napoleon, OH8,65977%57%
Clarendon Hills, IL8,64169%41%
Closter, NJ8,65083%68%
Source: The Closter, 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.