Pennington school information

IndexPenningtonNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores50%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools51,60479,221
Total private schools582324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Pennington, NJ educational system consists of 5 public schools, 5 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Pennington public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 16% higher than than the New Jersey average and 1% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pennington public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.4% have completed high school, 71.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 15.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pennington are 1% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Pennington.
  • 93.4% of people in Pennington have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.4% of people in Pennington have completed high school.
  • 71.0% of people in Pennington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pennington

IndexPenningtonNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade93.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school93.4%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college84.3%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree75.9%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors71.0%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters39.9%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree15.5%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate7.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Pennington, 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.