Avg. test scores 42%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 9%

Harrison school information

IndexHarrisonNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores28%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools31,60479,221
Total private schools182324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Harrison are 42% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Harrison
  • 80.1% of people in Harrison have completed 8th grade
  • 78.0% of people in Harrison have completed high school
  • 33.0% of people in Harrison have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Harrison

      IndexHarrisonNew JerseyNational
      Completed 8th grade80.1%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school78.0%86.3%83.0%
      Completed some college50.0%60.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree38.5%43.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors33.0%37.5%30.3%
      Completed masters16.1%14.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.9%4.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.6%1.5%1.3%

      Harrison, NJ School Districts

      • Harrison Town School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Harrison. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Harrison, NJ schools is 28%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Harrison, NJ, an average of 80.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
      Teterboro, NJ8690%82%
      Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
      Glen Ridge, NJ7,61573%48%
      River Edge, NJ11,58673%48%
      Harrison, NJ15,00728%42%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Clemson, SC15,00862%26%
      Front Royal, VA15,00676%55%
      Wilmington Island, GA15,00565%32%
      Batavia, NY15,01253%7%
      Ramsey, NJ15,00065%31%
      Harrison, NJ15,00728%42%
      Source: The Harrison, 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.