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Avg. test scores 85%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 6%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Lakewood, NJ School Districts

      • Lakewood Township School District

      There are a total of 7 public schools, 34 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Lakewood. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Lakewood, NJ schools is 15%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Lakewood, NJ, an average of 81.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.8% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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%

      Cities with similar population

      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.