Paulsboro school information

IndexPaulsboroNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores10%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools31,60479,221
Total private schoolsn/a82324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Paulsboro, NJ educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Paulsboro public schools have average test scores of 10% which is 76% lower than than the New Jersey average and 79% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Paulsboro public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.9% have completed high school, 10.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Paulsboro are 79% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Paulsboro.
  • 87.4% of people in Paulsboro have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.9% of people in Paulsboro have completed high school.
  • 10.6% of people in Paulsboro have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Paulsboro

IndexPaulsboroNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade87.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school85.9%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college44.2%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.2%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.6%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters2.2%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.1%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ardmore, PA12,59286%75%
Bryn Mawr, PA3,54585%73%
Penn Wynne, PA5,53584%70%
Berwyn, PA3,22883%68%
Devon, PA1,88082%67%
Paulsboro, NJ6,00910%79%

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Independence, IA6,00582%67%
Port Clinton, OH6,00478%58%
Cresaptown, MD6,00253%8%
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Peoria Heights, IL6,01923%53%
Paulsboro, NJ6,00910%79%
Source: The Paulsboro, 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.