Park Ridge school information

IndexPark RidgeNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores62%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools31,60479,221
Total private schools282324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Park Ridge, NJ educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Park Ridge public schools have average test scores of 62% which is 45% higher than than the New Jersey average and 27% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Park Ridge public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.9% have completed high school, 54.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Park Ridge are 27% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Park Ridge.
  • 94.1% of people in Park Ridge have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.9% of people in Park Ridge have completed high school.
  • 54.0% of people in Park Ridge have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Park Ridge

IndexPark RidgeNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade94.1%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school93.9%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college74.3%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree58.5%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors54.0%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters19.9%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.2%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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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%
Park Ridge, NJ8,85462%27%

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Fultondale, AL8,85431%38%
Glenwood, IL8,85319%61%
Cypress Gardens, FL8,85543%14%
Moundsville, WV8,85833%34%
Kulpsville, PA8,85971%44%
Park Ridge, NJ8,85462%27%
Source: The Park Ridge, 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.