Avg. test scores 66%
High school dipl. 15%
Bachelors degree 123%
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New Providence school information

IndexNew ProvidenceNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores80%52%48%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools51,60479,221
Total private schools382324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in New Providence are 66% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in New Providence
  • 96.1% of people in New Providence have completed 8th grade
  • 95.4% of people in New Providence have completed high school
  • 67.6% of people in New Providence have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in New Providence

      IndexNew ProvidenceNew JerseyNational
      Completed 8th grade96.1%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school95.4%86.3%83.0%
      Completed some college83.0%60.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree72.3%43.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors67.6%37.5%30.3%
      Completed masters27.9%14.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree7.3%4.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate3.8%1.5%1.3%

      New Providence, NJ School Districts

      • New Providence Borough School District

      There are a total of 5 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in New Providence. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for New Providence, NJ schools is 80%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In New Providence, NJ, an average of 96.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 95.4% have completed high school.

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      Essex Fells, NJ2,16485%75.6%
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      Singac, NJ4,79382%70.4%
      Summit, NJ21,89581%68.9%
      New Providence, NJ12,43480%66.0%

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      New Providence, NJ12,43480%66.0%
      Source: The New Providence, 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.