Oakland school information

IndexOaklandNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores60%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools51,60479,221
Total private schools782324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Oakland, NJ educational system consists of 5 public schools, 7 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Oakland public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 38% higher than than the New Jersey average and 21% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Oakland public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.3% have completed high school, 50.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Oakland are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Oakland.
  • 93.8% of people in Oakland have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.3% of people in Oakland have completed high school.
  • 50.0% of people in Oakland have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Oakland

IndexOaklandNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade93.8%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school93.3%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college74.2%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.1%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors50.0%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters21.0%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.6%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
Teterboro, NJ8690%82%
Closter, NJ8,65083%68%
Saddle River, NJ3,24180%62%
Upper Saddle River, NJ8,30178%59%
Oakland, NJ13,04160%21%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Stoughton, WI13,04154%10%
Hampton Bays, NY13,04049%1%
Seabrook, TX13,03888%79%
Worthington, MN13,03633%32%
Riverdale, IL13,04711%78%
Oakland, NJ13,04160%21%
Source: The Oakland, 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.