Avg. test scores 17%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 13%

Hackensack school information

IndexHackensackNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores41%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools81,60479,221
Total private schools782324,874
Total post-secondary schools51577,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Hackensack are 17% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Hackensack
  • 86.9% of people in Hackensack have completed 8th grade
  • 85.5% of people in Hackensack have completed high school
  • 34.3% of people in Hackensack have completed a bachelors degree

Nearby Areas with High Test Scores

See all the best places to live around Hackensack

Compare Hackensack, NJ Schools

      How would you rate education in Hackensack?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      How do you rate the proximity of schools in Hackensack?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      See all Hackensack poll results

      Education level achieved in Hackensack

      IndexHackensackNew JerseyNational
      Completed 8th grade86.9%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school85.5%86.3%83.0%
      Completed some college56.5%60.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree39.5%43.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors34.3%37.5%30.3%
      Completed masters11.1%14.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.5%4.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.2%1.5%1.3%

      Hackensack, NJ School Districts

      • Hackensack City School District

      There are a total of 8 public schools, 7 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in Hackensack. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Hackensack, NJ schools is 41%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Hackensack, NJ, an average of 86.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Orangeburg, NY4,19299%100%
      Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
      Teterboro, NJ8690%82%
      Closter, NJ8,65083%68%
      Saddle River, NJ3,24180%62%
      Hackensack, NJ44,27141%17%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Sayreville, NJ44,26047%4%
      Keller, TX44,25089%81%
      St. Cloud, FL44,19857%17%
      Sierra Vista, AZ44,38139%20%
      Arlington, MA44,40882%67%
      Hackensack, NJ44,27141%17%
      Source: The Hackensack, 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.