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42%
  • East Orange Stem Academy High School
  • 129 Renshaw Avenue, East Orange
  • East Orange School District
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 574
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
42%
  • Pride Academy Charter School
  • 117 Elmwood Ave, East Orange
  • Pride Academy Charter School
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 264
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
42%
  • Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. Academy
  • 190 Midland Avenue, East Orange
  • East Orange School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 224
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
37%
  • Benjamin Banneker Academy
  • 500 South Clinton Street, East Orange
  • East Orange School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 419
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
37%
  • East Orange Community Charter School
  • 99 Washington Street, East Orange
  • EAST ORANGE COMMUNITY CHARTER SCHOOL
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 495
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
32%
  • J. Garfield Jackson Sr. Academy
  • 106 Prospect Street, East Orange
  • East Orange School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 275
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
27%
  • Edward T. Bowser Sr. School Of Excellence
  • 180 Lincoln Street, East Orange
  • East Orange School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 657
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
27%
  • Ecole Toussaint Louverture
  • 330 Central Ave, East Orange
  • East Orange School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 317
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
25%
  • Dionne Warwick Institute
  • 120 Central Ave, East Orange
  • East Orange School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 512
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
24%
  • Whitney E. Houston Academy
  • 215 Dodd St, East Orange
  • East Orange School District
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 373
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
24%
  • Langston Hughes Elementary School
  • 160 Rhode Island Avenue, East Orange
  • East Orange School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 622
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
22%
  • George Washington Carver Institute
  • 135 Glenwood Avenue, East Orange
  • East Orange School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 373
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
22%
  • Cicely L. Tyson Community Elementary School
  • 45 North Arlington Street, East Orange
  • East Orange School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 531
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
20%
  • Cicely L. Tyson Community Middle/high School
  • 35 Winans Street, East Orange
  • East Orange School District
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 764
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
20%
  • Mildred Barry Garvin Elementary
  • 1 Grove Place, East Orange
  • East Orange School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 379
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
16%
  • John L. Costley Middle School
  • 116 Hamilton St, East Orange
  • East Orange School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 480
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
12%
  • Gordon Parks Academy
  • 98 Greenwood Ave, East Orange
  • East Orange School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 317
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
10%
  • Patrick F. Healy Middle School
  • 116 Hamilton St, East Orange
  • East Orange School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 399
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
7%
  • Sojourner Truth Middle School
  • 116 Hamilton St, East Orange
  • East Orange School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 408
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
2%
  • East Orange Campus High School
  • 344 Prospect Street, East Orange
  • East Orange School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,632
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
n/a
  • Althea Gibson Academy
  • 490 William Street, East Orange
  • East Orange School District
  • Grades: PK - KG · Students: 142
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
n/a
  • Wahlstrom Early Childhood Academy
  • 340 Prospect Street, East Orange
  • East Orange School District
  • Grades: PK - KG · Students: 156
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
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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
The East Orange, NJ educational system consists of 22 public schools, 8 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. East Orange public schools have average test scores of 24% which is 43% lower than than the New Jersey average and 50% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of East Orange public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.8% have completed high school, 17.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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.

To customize your list of East Orange schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of East Orange, NJ schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

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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Shawnee, KS64,44454%9%
Skokie, IL64,87342%16%
Marysville, WA64,95537%25%
Laguna Niguel, CA64,98457%15%
Delray Beach, FL65,04448%2%
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.