Avg. test scores 31%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 72%

Fair Lawn school information

IndexFair LawnNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores65%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:113:116:1
Total public schools81,60479,221
Total private schools482324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Fair Lawn are 31% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Fair Lawn
  • 92.8% of people in Fair Lawn have completed 8th grade
  • 92.1% of people in Fair Lawn have completed high school
  • 52.2% of people in Fair Lawn have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Fair Lawn

      IndexFair LawnNew JerseyNational
      Completed 8th grade92.8%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school92.1%86.3%83.0%
      Completed some college73.0%60.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree59.5%43.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors52.2%37.5%30.3%
      Completed masters21.6%14.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.5%4.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.6%1.5%1.3%

      Fair Lawn, NJ School Districts

      • Fair Lawn Borough School District

      There are a total of 8 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Fair Lawn. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fair Lawn, NJ schools is 65%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Fair Lawn, NJ, an average of 92.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.1% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Orangeburg, NY4,19299%100%
      Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
      Teterboro, NJ8690%82%
      Closter, NJ8,65083%68%
      Briarcliff Manor, NY7,73281%65%
      Fair Lawn, NJ33,20565%31%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Manitowoc, WI33,18345%8%
      Jackson, MI33,16531%37%
      Oswego, IL33,24547%4%
      Lawndale, CA33,16134%30%
      Elk Grove Village, IL33,25139%21%
      Fair Lawn, NJ33,20565%31%
      Source: The Fair Lawn, 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.