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Avg. test scores 47%
High school dipl. 16%
Bachelors degree 61%

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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Elizabeth are 47% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 26 public schools in Elizabeth
  • 72.4% of people in Elizabeth have completed 8th grade
  • 70.1% of people in Elizabeth have completed high school
  • 11.8% of people in Elizabeth have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Elizabeth, NJ Schools

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      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.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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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      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.