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75%
  • Stony Lane Elementary School
  • W 110 Ridgewood Ave, Paramus
  • Paramus Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 193
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
67%
  • Ridge Ranch Elementary School
  • 345 Lockwood Drive, Paramus
  • Paramus Public School District
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 295
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
62%
  • Parkway Elementary School
  • 145 E Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus
  • Paramus Public School District
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 261
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
60%
  • Memorial Elementary School
  • East 203 Midland Ave, Paramus
  • Paramus Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 340
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
60%
  • East Brook Middle School
  • 190 Spring Valley Rd, Paramus
  • Paramus Public School District
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 653
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
59%
  • West Brook Middle School
  • 560 Roosevelt Blvd, Paramus
  • Paramus Public School District
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 622
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
57%
  • Midland Elementary School
  • 241 West Midland Avenue, Paramus
  • Paramus Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 238
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
50%
  • Hearing Impaired
  • 327 East Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus
  • Bergen County Special Services School District
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 135
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
41%
  • Paramus High School
  • 99 East Century Rd, Paramus
  • Paramus Public School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,317
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
35%
  • Emotionally Disturbed
  • 327 East Ridgewood Ave, Paramus
  • Bergen County Special Services School District
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 134
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 5:1
5%
  • Bergen County Technical High School - Paramus
  • E.285 Pascack Road, Paramus
  • Bergen County Vocational Technical School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 304
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 7:1
0%
  • Multiply Handicaped
  • 327 East Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus
  • Bergen County Special Services School District
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 81
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
0%
  • Bergen County Technical High School - Paramus
  • E.285 Pascack Road, Paramus
  • Bergen County Vocational Technical School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 6
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 1:1
n/a
  • Autistic
  • 355 East Ridgewood Ave, Paramus
  • Bergen County Special Services School District
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 192
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 4:1
n/a
  • Bergen Co Juvenile Detention Center
  • 296 E Ridgewood Ave, Paramus
  • OFFICE OF EDUCATION JUVENILE JUSTICE COMMISSION
  • Grades: 8 - 11 · Students: n/a
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • N. A. Bleshman Regional Day School
  • 333 East Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus
  • Bergen County Special Services School District
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 94
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
n/a
  • Life Skills
  • 327 East Ridgewood Ave, Paramus
  • Bergen County Special Services School District
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 84
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 5:1
n/a
  • Bergen Regional School
  • 374 E Ridgewood Ave, Paramus
  • OFFICE OF EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: n/a
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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Paramus school information

IndexParamusNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores44%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools151,60479,221
Total private schools982324,874
Total post-secondary schools61577,963
The Paramus, NJ educational system consists of 15 public schools, 9 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools. Paramus public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 2% higher than than the New Jersey average and 11% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Paramus public schools is 11:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.6% have completed high school, 47.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Paramus

IndexParamusNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade91.8%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school90.6%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college69.7%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree53.6%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.7%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters16.3%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.9%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.5%1.3%

Paramus, NJ School Districts

Paramus Borough School District

There are a total of 15 public schools, 9 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools in Paramus. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Paramus, NJ schools is 44%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Paramus, NJ, an average of 91.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 90.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Paramus schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Paramus, NJ schools.

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Closter, NJ8,65083%68%
Briarcliff Manor, NY7,73281%65%
Paramus, NJ26,79544%11%

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Paramus, NJ26,79544%11%
Source: The Paramus, 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.
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