Palisades Park school information

IndexPalisades ParkNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores43%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools21,60479,221
Total private schools382324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Palisades Park, NJ educational system consists of 2 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Palisades Park public schools have average test scores of 43% which is 1% lower than than the New Jersey average and 14% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Palisades Park public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.9% have completed high school, 42.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Palisades Park are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Palisades Park.
  • 87.6% of people in Palisades Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.9% of people in Palisades Park have completed high school.
  • 42.2% of people in Palisades Park have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Palisades Park

IndexPalisades ParkNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade87.6%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school84.9%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college59.6%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.9%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.2%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters7.6%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Palisades Park, 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.