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82%
  • Terence C. Reilly School # 7
  • 436 First Avenue, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: 2 - 8 · Students: 1,004
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
72%
  • William F. Halloran School No.22
  • 1014 South Elmora Avenue, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: 2 - 8 · Students: 862
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
47%
  • Elizabeth High School
  • 447 Richmond St., Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 840
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
44%
  • Abraham Lincoln School No. 14
  • 50 Grove St, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 792
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
39%
  • Dr. Orlando Edreira Academy School No. 26
  • 631- 657 Westminster Ave, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 498
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
38%
  • Ronald Reagan Academy School No. 30
  • 730 Pennsylvania Ave, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 767
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
38%
  • Victor Mravlag School No. 21
  • 132 Shelley Avenue, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 493
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
36%
  • Dr. Albert Einstein Academy School No. 29
  • 919 North Broad Street, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 803
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
32%
  • Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy
  • 310 Cherry St, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 973
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
29%
  • Dr. Antonia Pantoja School No. 27
  • 505 -517 Morris Avenue, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 988
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
28%
  • Madison Monroe School No. 16
  • 1091 North Ave, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 731
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
26%
  • Elmora School No. 12
  • 638 Magie Ave, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 678
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
25%
  • Robert Morris School No. 18
  • 860 Cross Ave, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 578
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
24%
  • Nicholas S. Lacorte-peterstown School No. 3
  • 700 Second Ave, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 702
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
24%
  • Iprep Academy School No 8
  • 221-227 Court Street, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 406
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
23%
  • Woodrow Wilson School No. 19
  • 529 Edgar Rd, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 707
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
20%
  • Mabel G. Homes School No. 5
  • 650 Bayway Avenue, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 967
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
20%
  • Christopher Columbus School No. 15
  • 511 Third Ave, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 691
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
20%
  • Joseph Battin School No. 4
  • 300 South Broad Street, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 845
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
19%
  • Louverture-lafayette School No. 6
  • 1071 Julia St, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 915
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
19%
  • Juan Pablo Duarte - Jose Julian Marti #28
  • 25 First Street, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 948
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
19%
  • Nicholas Murray Butler School No. 23
  • 501 Union Ave, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 798
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
18%
  • Thomas Jefferson Arts Academy
  • 27 Martin Luther King Jr Plaza, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 930
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
18%
  • Charles J. Hudson School No. 25
  • 525 First Avenue, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 690
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
14%
  • Benjamin Franklin School No. 13
  • 248 Ripley Pl, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 478
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
13%
  • Winfield Scott School No. 2
  • 125 Madison Ave, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 695
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
13%
  • George Washington Academy School No. 1
  • 250 Broadway, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 8 · Students: 622
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
12%
  • Jerome Dunn Academy No 9
  • 201 Livingston Street, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 710
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
10%
  • John Marshal School No. 20
  • 521 Magnolia Ave, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 395
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
6%
  • John E. Dwyer Technology Academy
  • 123 Pearl St, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,213
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
5%
  • Admiral William F. Halsey Jr. Health & Public Safety Academy
  • 641 South Street, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,279
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
5%
  • Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy
  • 625 Summer St, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 687
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
n/a
  • Frances C. Smith Early Childhood Center #50
  • 1000 South Elmora Ave, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 309
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
n/a
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ecc #52
  • 130 Trumbull Street, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 308
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
n/a
  • George W Herlich Juv Det Center
  • Union Co Courthouse Garage 2n, Elizabeth
  • OFFICE OF EDUCATION JUVENILE JUSTICE COMMISSION
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: n/a
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Donald Stewart Early Childhood Center #51
  • 544 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 306
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
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Elizabeth school information

IndexElizabethNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores26%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools261,60479,221
Total private schools1382324,874
Total post-secondary schools11577,963
The Elizabeth, NJ educational system consists of 26 public schools, 13 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Elizabeth public schools have average test scores of 26% which is 40% lower than than the New Jersey average and 47% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Elizabeth public schools is 11:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.1% have completed high school, 11.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Elizabeth

IndexElizabethNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade72.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school70.1%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college33.9%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.3%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.8%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters3.7%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.5%1.3%

Elizabeth, NJ School Districts

Elizabeth City School District

There are a total of 26 public schools, 13 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Elizabeth. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Elizabeth, NJ schools is 26%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Elizabeth, NJ, an average of 72.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 70.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Elizabeth 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 Elizabeth, NJ schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
Teterboro, NJ8690%82%
Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,61573%48%
Chatham, NJ9,03072%46%
Elizabeth, NJ128,04226%47%

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Midland, TX128,05162%27%
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Coral Springs, FL127,67356%14%
Denton, TX128,42170%43%
Surprise, AZ127,49239%21%
Elizabeth, NJ128,04226%47%
Source: The Elizabeth, 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.