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Avg. test scores 60%
High school dipl. 13%
Bachelors degree 81%
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Mountainside school information

IndexMountainsideNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores77%52%48%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools31,60479,221
Total private schoolsn/a82324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Mountainside are 60% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Mountainside
  • 93.4% of people in Mountainside have completed 8th grade
  • 93.4% of people in Mountainside have completed high school
  • 54.8% of people in Mountainside have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Mountainside

      IndexMountainsideNew JerseyNational
      Completed 8th grade93.4%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school93.4%86.3%83.0%
      Completed some college78.6%60.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree64.9%43.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors54.8%37.5%30.3%
      Completed masters24.5%14.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree9.1%4.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.6%1.5%1.3%

      Mountainside, NJ School Districts

      • Mountainside Borough School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Mountainside. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Mountainside, NJ schools is 77%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Mountainside, NJ, an average of 93.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.4% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Essex Fells, NJ2,16485%75.6%
      Short Hills, NJ12,77183%73.3%
      Mountain Lakes, NJ4,28783%72.2%
      Singac, NJ4,79382%70.4%
      Summit, NJ21,89581%68.9%
      Mountainside, NJ6,83577%60.0%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Milford, OH6,83378%61.3%
      Maple Glen, PA6,83781%68.3%
      Greenville, IL6,83336%26.2%
      Sullivan, MO6,83863%31.3%
      Winthrop Harbor, IL6,83243%11.2%
      Mountainside, NJ6,83577%60.0%
      Source: The Mountainside, 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.