Madison school information

IndexMadisonNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores65%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools51,60479,221
Total private schools782324,874
Total post-secondary schools11577,963
The Madison, NJ educational system consists of 5 public schools, 7 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Madison public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 50% higher than than the New Jersey average and 32% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Madison public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.6% have completed high school, 67.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 10.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Madison are 32% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Madison.
  • 94.9% of people in Madison have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.6% of people in Madison have completed high school.
  • 67.1% of people in Madison have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Madison

IndexMadisonNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade94.9%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school94.6%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college80.4%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree70.9%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors67.1%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters31.3%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.3%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.5%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
Martinsville, NJ11,91780%63%
Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,61573%48%
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,28772%47%
Madison, NJ16,09065%32%

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Siloam Springs, AR16,09537%25%
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Pearl River, NY16,07668%38%
Madison, NJ16,09065%32%
Source: The Madison, 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.