Colonia school information

IndexColoniaNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores43%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools61,60479,221
Total private schools182324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Colonia, NJ educational system consists of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Colonia public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 1% lower than than the New Jersey average and 13% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Colonia public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.3% have completed high school, 34.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Colonia are 13% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Colonia.
  • 90.9% of people in Colonia have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.3% of people in Colonia have completed high school.
  • 34.5% of people in Colonia have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Colonia

IndexColoniaNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade90.9%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school90.3%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college58.9%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.9%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.5%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters12.8%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.5%1.3%

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

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Colonia, NJ17,72843%13%

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Source: The Colonia, 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.