Linden school information

IndexLindenNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores29%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools111,60479,221
Total private schools382324,874
Total post-secondary schools11577,963
The Linden, NJ educational system consists of 11 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Linden public schools have average test scores of 29% which is 33% lower than than the New Jersey average and 42% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Linden public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.8% have completed high school, 20.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Linden are 42% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Linden.
  • 84.3% of people in Linden have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.8% of people in Linden have completed high school.
  • 20.7% of people in Linden have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Linden

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  • Joseph E. Soehl Middle School300 E Henry StGrades: 6 - 8Students: 630 · Ratio: 11:126
  • Linden High School121 W St George AveGrades: 9 - 12Students: 1,769 · Ratio: 14:115
  • Myles J. Mcmanus Middle School300 Edgewood RdGrades: 6 - 8Students: 613 · Ratio: 12:125
  • Number 1728 No Wood AveGrades: PK - 5Students: 444 · Ratio: 14:127
  • Number 102801 Highland AvenueGrades: PK - 5Students: 280 · Ratio: 14:137
  • Number 21700 South Wood AvenueGrades: PK - 5Students: 582 · Ratio: 12:135
  • Number 41602 Dill AvenueGrades: PK - 5Students: 408 · Ratio: 16:122
  • Number 51014 Bower StreetGrades: PK - 5Students: 329 · Ratio: 14:117
  • Number 619 East Morris Ave.Grades: PK - 5Students: 345 · Ratio: 14:140
  • Number 8500 W Blancke StGrades: PK - 5Students: 288 · Ratio: 15:137
  • Number 91401 Deerfield TerraceGrades: PK - 5Students: 361 · Ratio: 16:137

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Education level achieved in Linden

IndexLindenNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade84.3%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school82.8%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college51.3%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.2%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.7%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters7.0%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,61573%48%
Chatham, NJ9,03072%46%
Watchung, NJ5,94470%43%
Linden, NJ41,59529%42%

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Linden, NJ41,59529%42%
Source: The Linden, 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.