Gloucester City school information

IndexGloucester CityNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores34%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio10:113:116:1
Total public schools31,60479,221
Total private schools282324,874
Total post-secondary schools11577,963
The Gloucester City, NJ educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Gloucester City public schools have average test scores of 34% which is 21% lower than than the New Jersey average and 31% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gloucester City public schools is 10:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.7% have completed high school, 19.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Gloucester City are 31% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Gloucester City.
  • 85.0% of people in Gloucester City have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.7% of people in Gloucester City have completed high school.
  • 19.9% of people in Gloucester City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Gloucester City

IndexGloucester CityNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade85.0%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school82.7%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college43.4%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.8%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.9%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters5.5%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ardmore, PA12,59286%75%
Bryn Mawr, PA3,54585%73%
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Swarthmore, PA6,21882%67%
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Gloucester City, NJ11,35734%31%

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Gloucester City, NJ11,35734%31%
Source: The Gloucester City, 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.