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  • Cold Springs School
  • 1194 Market Street, Gloucester City
  • Gloucester City Public School District
  • Grades: PK - 3 · Students: 888
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Mary Ethel Costello School
  • 520 Cumberland Street, Gloucester City
  • Gloucester City Public School District
  • Grades: 4 - 6 · Students: 387
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Gloucester City Jr. Sr. High School
  • 1300 Market Street, Gloucester City
  • Gloucester City Public School District
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 789
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1

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.

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%

Gloucester City, NJ School Districts

Gloucester City School District

There are a total of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Gloucester City. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gloucester City, NJ schools is 34%. The average student to teacher ratio is 10:1. In Gloucester City, NJ, an average of 85.0% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.7% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Gloucester City schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Gloucester City, NJ schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ardmore, PA12,59286%75%
Bryn Mawr, PA3,54585%73%
Penn Wynne, PA5,53584%70%
Swarthmore, PA6,21882%67%
Media, PA5,34580%62%
Gloucester City, NJ11,35734%31%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Tomball, TX11,35385%73%
Emmaus, PA11,36362%26%
Fort Morgan, CO11,34628%44%
Robinson, TX11,34475%53%
Clute, TX11,37050%2%
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.