Lakewood school information

IndexLakewoodNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores15%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools71,60479,221
Total private schools3482324,874
Total post-secondary schools31577,963
The Lakewood, NJ educational system consists of 7 public schools, 34 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Lakewood public schools have average test scores of 15% which is 66% lower than than the New Jersey average and 70% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lakewood public schools is 11:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.8% have completed high school, 28.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lakewood are 70% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Lakewood.
  • 81.6% of people in Lakewood have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.8% of people in Lakewood have completed high school.
  • 28.5% of people in Lakewood have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lakewood

IndexLakewoodNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade81.6%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school78.8%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college53.4%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.1%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.5%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters11.3%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Lakewood (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Spring Lake, NJ2,97385%72%
Bay Head, NJ1,05480%62%
Roosevelt, NJ74875%51%
Sea Girt, NJ1,69773%48%
Allenwood, NJ1,00272%46%
Lakewood, NJ54,67915%70%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pocatello, ID54,59244%11%
Smyrna, GA54,78835%28%
Novato, CA54,79054%10%
Greenwood, IN54,56475%53%
Mount Prospect, IL54,55242%15%
Lakewood, NJ54,67915%70%
Source: The Lakewood, 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.