Long Branch school information

IndexLong BranchNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores23%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio10:113:116:1
Total public schools91,60479,221
Total private schools582324,874
Total post-secondary schools11577,963
The Long Branch, NJ educational system consists of 9 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Long Branch public schools have average test scores of 23% which is 46% lower than than the New Jersey average and 53% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Long Branch public schools is 10:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.9% have completed high school, 27.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Long Branch are 53% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Long Branch.
  • 84.2% of people in Long Branch have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.9% of people in Long Branch have completed high school.
  • 27.7% of people in Long Branch have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Long Branch

IndexLong BranchNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade84.2%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school80.9%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college50.8%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.6%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.7%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters10.5%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Spring Lake, NJ2,97385%72%
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Sea Girt, NJ1,69773%48%
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Long Branch, NJ30,70523%53%

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Source: The Long Branch, 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.