Elmwood Park school information

IndexElmwood ParkNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores37%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:113:116:1
Total public schools51,60479,221
Total private schools282324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Elmwood Park, NJ educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Elmwood Park public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 14% lower than than the New Jersey average and 25% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Elmwood Park public schools is 19:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.9% have completed high school, 30.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Elmwood Park are 25% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Elmwood Park.
  • 87.4% of people in Elmwood Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.9% of people in Elmwood Park have completed high school.
  • 30.7% of people in Elmwood Park have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Elmwood Park

IndexElmwood ParkNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade87.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school85.9%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college52.5%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.7%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.7%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters7.6%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.5%1.3%

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

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Orangeburg, NY4,19299%100%
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Closter, NJ8,65083%68%
Saddle River, NJ3,24180%62%
Elmwood Park, NJ20,13537%25%

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Elmwood Park, NJ20,13537%25%
Source: The Elmwood Park, 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.