Morris Plains school information

IndexMorris PlainsNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores67%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools71,60479,221
Total private schools182324,874
Total post-secondary schools11577,963
The Morris Plains, NJ educational system consists of 7 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Morris Plains public schools have average test scores of 67% which is 56% higher than than the New Jersey average and 36% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Morris Plains public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 97.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 97.0% have completed high school, 58.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Morris Plains are 36% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Morris Plains.
  • 97.3% of people in Morris Plains have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.0% of people in Morris Plains have completed high school.
  • 58.3% of people in Morris Plains have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Morris Plains

IndexMorris PlainsNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade97.3%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school97.0%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college81.6%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree66.0%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors58.3%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters25.3%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.7%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,61573%48%
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,28772%47%
Chatham, NJ9,03072%46%
Morris Plains, NJ5,61267%36%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
South Apopka, FL5,61342%15%
Atlanta, TX5,61572%46%
Monticello, IL5,60939%20%
Pevely, MO5,61650%1%
Swartz Creek, MI5,61746%7%
Morris Plains, NJ5,61267%36%
Source: The Morris Plains, 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.