Dunellen school information

IndexDunellenNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores36%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools31,60479,221
Total private schoolsn/a82324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Dunellen, NJ educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Dunellen public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 17% lower than than the New Jersey average and 28% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Dunellen public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.1% have completed high school, 30.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Dunellen are 28% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Dunellen.
  • 86.0% of people in Dunellen have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.1% of people in Dunellen have completed high school.
  • 30.0% of people in Dunellen have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dunellen

IndexDunellenNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade86.0%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school83.1%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college55.4%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.6%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.0%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters10.0%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.9%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.5%1.3%

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

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Dunellen, NJ7,35536%28%

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Dunellen, NJ7,35536%28%
Source: The Dunellen, 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.