North Plainfield school information

IndexNorth PlainfieldNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores23%43%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,60479,221
Total private schools482324,874
Total post-secondary schools11577,963
The North Plainfield, NJ educational system consists of n/a public schools, 4 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. North Plainfield public schools have average test scores of 23% which is 47% lower than than the New Jersey average and 53% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of North Plainfield public schools is n/a, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.3% have completed high school, 24.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in North Plainfield are 53% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in North Plainfield.
  • 83.2% of people in North Plainfield have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.3% of people in North Plainfield have completed high school.
  • 24.1% of people in North Plainfield have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in North Plainfield

IndexNorth PlainfieldNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade83.2%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school81.3%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college51.1%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.0%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.1%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters8.1%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.5%1.3%

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

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Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
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Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,61573%48%
North Plainfield, NJ22,10623%53%

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North Plainfield, NJ22,10623%53%
Source: The North Plainfield, 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.