Little Ferry school information

IndexLittle FerryNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores40%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:113:116:1
Total public schools21,60479,221
Total private schoolsn/a82324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Little Ferry, NJ educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Little Ferry public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 8% lower than than the New Jersey average and 20% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Little Ferry public schools is 17:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.5% have completed high school, 30.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Little Ferry are 20% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Little Ferry.
  • 89.6% of people in Little Ferry have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.5% of people in Little Ferry have completed high school.
  • 30.4% of people in Little Ferry have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Little Ferry

IndexLittle FerryNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade89.6%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school87.5%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college60.9%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.2%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.4%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters8.8%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Little Ferry, 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.