Metuchen school information

IndexMetuchenNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores54%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools51,60479,221
Total private schools782324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Metuchen, NJ educational system consists of 5 public schools, 7 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Metuchen public schools have average test scores of 54% which is 25% higher than than the New Jersey average and 10% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Metuchen public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 95.0% have completed high school, 59.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 9.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Metuchen are 10% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Metuchen.
  • 95.3% of people in Metuchen have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.0% of people in Metuchen have completed high school.
  • 59.9% of people in Metuchen have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Metuchen

IndexMetuchenNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade95.3%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school95.0%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college80.6%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree67.3%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors59.9%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters28.8%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.5%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.5%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Metuchen, 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.