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83%
  • Briarcliff Middle School
  • 93 Briarcliff Rd., Mountain Lakes
  • Mountain Lakes Public School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 312
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
80%
  • Wildwood Elementary School
  • 51 Glen Rd., Mountain Lakes
  • Mountain Lakes Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 453
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
55%
  • Mountain Lakes High School
  • 96 Powerville Rd., Mountain Lakes
  • Mountain Lakes Public School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 692
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
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  • Lake Drive Program For Hearing Impared
  • 10 Lake Drive, Mountain Lakes
  • Mountain Lakes Public School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 78
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 5:1
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Mountain Lakes school information

IndexMountain LakesNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores72%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio10:113:116:1
Total public schools41,60479,221
Total private schools382324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Mountain Lakes, NJ educational system consists of 4 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Mountain Lakes public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 68% higher than than the New Jersey average and 47% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mountain Lakes public schools is 10:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 98.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 98.3% have completed high school, 87.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 20.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Mountain Lakes

IndexMountain LakesNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade98.3%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school98.3%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college94.3%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree89.9%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors87.3%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters51.9%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree20.2%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.8%1.5%1.3%

Mountain Lakes, NJ School Districts

Mountain Lakes Borough School District

There are a total of 4 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Mountain Lakes. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Mountain Lakes, NJ schools is 72%. The average student to teacher ratio is 10:1. In Mountain Lakes, NJ, an average of 98.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 98.3% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Mountain Lakes schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Mountain Lakes, NJ schools.

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%
Chatham, NJ9,03072%46%
Franklin Lakes, NJ10,81070%42%
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,28772%47%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mitchell, IN4,28769%41%
Grafton, ND4,28737%25%
Temple, GA4,28734%31%
Heber, CA4,28738%23%
Waverly, NY4,28749%0%
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,28772%47%
Source: The Mountain Lakes, 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.