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Avg. test scores 50%
High school dipl. 13%
Bachelors degree 119%

Highland Park school information

IndexHighland ParkNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores51%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools31,60479,221
Total private schools482324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Highland Park are 3% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Highland Park
  • 94.8% of people in Highland Park have completed 8th grade
  • 93.9% of people in Highland Park have completed high school
  • 66.4% of people in Highland Park have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Highland Park

      IndexHighland ParkNew JerseyNational
      Completed 8th grade94.8%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school93.9%86.3%83.0%
      Completed some college81.2%60.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree70.3%43.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors66.4%37.5%30.3%
      Completed masters40.0%14.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree16.9%4.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate12.0%1.5%1.3%

      Highland Park, NJ School Districts

      • Highland Park Borough School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Highland Park. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Highland Park, NJ schools is 51%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Highland Park, NJ, an average of 94.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.9% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Six Mile Run, NJ2,65585%72%
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      Martinsville, NJ11,91780%63%
      Princeton Junction, NJ2,50377%56%
      Highland Park, NJ14,24551%3%

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      Highland Park, NJ14,24551%3%
      Source: The Highland Park, 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.