Demarest school information

IndexDemarestNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores68%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools41,60479,221
Total private schools282324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Demarest, NJ educational system consists of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Demarest public schools have average test scores of 68% which is 59% higher than than the New Jersey average and 39% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Demarest public schools is 16:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 96.4% have completed high school, 63.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 9.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Demarest are 39% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Demarest.
  • 96.4% of people in Demarest have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.4% of people in Demarest have completed high school.
  • 63.9% of people in Demarest have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Demarest

IndexDemarestNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade96.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school96.4%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college83.0%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree70.1%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors63.9%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters28.5%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.2%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orangeburg, NY4,19299%100%
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Closter, NJ8,65083%68%
Demarest, NJ5,00768%39%

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Source: The Demarest, 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.