Avg. test scores 50%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 42%

East Orange school information

IndexEast OrangeNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores24%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools221,60479,221
Total private schools882324,874
Total post-secondary schools11577,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in East Orange are 50% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 22 public schools in East Orange
  • 83.0% of people in East Orange have completed 8th grade
  • 81.8% of people in East Orange have completed high school
  • 17.6% of people in East Orange have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in East Orange

      IndexEast OrangeNew JerseyNational
      Completed 8th grade83.0%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school81.8%86.3%83.0%
      Completed some college48.2%60.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree24.5%43.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors17.6%37.5%30.3%
      Completed masters5.5%14.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.2%4.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.5%1.5%1.3%

      East Orange, NJ School Districts

      • East Orange City School District

      There are a total of 22 public schools, 8 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in East Orange. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for East Orange, NJ schools is 24%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In East Orange, NJ, an average of 83.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 81.8% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
      Teterboro, NJ8690%82%
      Closter, NJ8,65083%68%
      Ridgewood, NJ25,43077%56%
      Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
      East Orange, NJ64,62124%50%

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      East Orange, NJ64,62124%50%
      Source: The East Orange, 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.