Avg. test scores 11%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 57%

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

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Paramus are 11% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Paramus
  • 91.8% of people in Paramus have completed 8th grade
  • 90.6% of people in Paramus have completed high school
  • 47.7% of people in Paramus have completed a bachelors degree

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      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.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Orangeburg, NY4,19299%100%
      Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
      Teterboro, NJ8690%82%
      Closter, NJ8,65083%68%
      Briarcliff Manor, NY7,73281%65%
      Paramus, NJ26,79544%11%

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      Horn Lake, MS26,78520%59%
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      Bessemer, AL26,85624%50%
      Bristol, TN26,73458%19%
      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.