Old Tappan school information

IndexOld TappanNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores62%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools31,60479,221
Total private schools182324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Old Tappan, NJ educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Old Tappan public schools have average test scores of 62% which is 44% higher than than the New Jersey average and 26% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Old Tappan public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 95.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.4% have completed high school, 58.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Old Tappan are 26% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Old Tappan.
  • 95.2% of people in Old Tappan have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.4% of people in Old Tappan have completed high school.
  • 58.2% of people in Old Tappan have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Old Tappan

IndexOld TappanNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade95.2%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school93.4%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college76.2%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree63.0%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors58.2%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters20.4%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.9%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orangeburg, NY4,19299%100%
Teterboro, NJ8690%82%
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Briarcliff Manor, NY7,73281%65%
Armonk, NY4,30381%64%
Old Tappan, NJ5,94262%26%

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Caruthersville, MO5,94140%20%
Piedmont, SC5,94054%9%
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Steelton, PA5,93815%69%
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Old Tappan, NJ5,94262%26%
Source: The Old Tappan, 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.