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Avg. test scores 42%
High school dipl. 4%
Bachelors degree 24%

Kearny school information

IndexKearnyNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores28%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools81,60479,221
Total private schools482324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Kearny are 42% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Kearny
  • 81.1% of people in Kearny have completed 8th grade
  • 79.3% of people in Kearny have completed high school
  • 23.1% of people in Kearny have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Kearny

      IndexKearnyNew JerseyNational
      Completed 8th grade81.1%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school79.3%86.3%83.0%
      Completed some college46.0%60.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree28.1%43.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors23.1%37.5%30.3%
      Completed masters6.9%14.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.5%4.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.6%1.5%1.3%

      Kearny, NJ School Districts

      • Kearny Town School District

      There are a total of 8 public schools, 4 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Kearny. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Kearny, NJ schools is 28%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Kearny, NJ, an average of 81.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 79.3% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
      Teterboro, NJ8690%82%
      Alpine, NJ1,52277%56%
      Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
      Glen Ridge, NJ7,61573%48%
      Kearny, NJ42,02928%42%

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      Catonsville, MD42,02756%13%
      Midland, MI42,06355%12%
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      Kearny, NJ42,02928%42%
      Source: The Kearny, 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.