Fort Lee school information

IndexFort LeeNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores62%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools61,60479,221
Total private schools682324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Fort Lee, NJ educational system consists of 6 public schools, 6 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Fort Lee public schools have average test scores of 62% which is 45% higher than than the New Jersey average and 27% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fort Lee public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.4% have completed high school, 58.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fort Lee are 27% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Fort Lee.
  • 94.1% of people in Fort Lee have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.4% of people in Fort Lee have completed high school.
  • 58.9% of people in Fort Lee have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fort Lee

IndexFort LeeNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade94.1%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school93.4%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college76.9%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree64.5%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors58.9%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters22.9%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.8%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.4%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Fort Lee (high school & post-secondary)

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Fort Lee, NJ36,60762%27%

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Fort Lee, NJ36,60762%27%
Source: The Fort Lee, 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.