Freehold school information

IndexFreeholdNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores45%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools141,60479,221
Total private schools582324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Freehold, NJ educational system consists of 14 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Freehold public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 4% higher than than the New Jersey average and 9% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Freehold public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.9% have completed high school, 21.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Freehold are 9% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Freehold.
  • 76.1% of people in Freehold have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.9% of people in Freehold have completed high school.
  • 21.0% of people in Freehold have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Freehold

IndexFreeholdNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade76.1%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school73.9%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college43.5%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.1%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.0%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters7.6%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.5%1.3%

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

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Freehold, NJ11,94445%9%

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Freehold, NJ11,94445%9%
Source: The Freehold, 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.