Penns Grove school information

IndexPenns GroveNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores20%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools21,60479,221
Total private schoolsn/a82324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Penns Grove, NJ educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Penns Grove public schools have average test scores of 20% which is 55% lower than than the New Jersey average and 60% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Penns Grove public schools is 11:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 65.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 62.3% have completed high school, 6.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Penns Grove are 60% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Penns Grove.
  • 65.2% of people in Penns Grove have completed 8th grade.
  • 62.3% of people in Penns Grove have completed high school.
  • 6.8% of people in Penns Grove have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Penns Grove

IndexPenns GroveNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade65.2%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school62.3%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college34.0%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree11.1%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.8%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters3.3%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Penns Grove, 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.