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  • James J. Flynn Elementary School
  • 850 Chamberlain Avenue, Perth Amboy
  • Perth Amboy Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 929
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
28%
  • Edward J. Patten Elementary School
  • 500 Charles Street, Perth Amboy
  • Perth Amboy Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 1,003
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
27%
  • Robert N. Wilentz Elementary School
  • 51 First Street, Perth Amboy
  • Perth Amboy Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 961
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
26%
  • Samuel E. Shull Middle School
  • 380 Hall Avenue, Perth Amboy
  • Perth Amboy Public School District
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 1,432
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
24%
  • Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School
  • 445 State Street, Perth Amboy
  • Perth Amboy Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 696
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
20%
  • Academy For Urban Leadership Charter School
  • 612 Amboy Ave, Perth Amboy
  • Academy for Urban Leadership Charter School
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 386
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 142:1
20%
  • William C. Mcginnis Middle School
  • 271 State Street, Perth Amboy
  • Perth Amboy Public School District
  • Grades: 5 - 8 · Students: 1,484
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
19%
  • Middlesex County Vocational School Perth Amboy
  • 457 High Street, Perth Amboy
  • Middlesex County Vocational and Technical School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 292
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
16%
  • Herbert N. Richardson 21st Century School
  • 318 Stockton Street, Perth Amboy
  • Perth Amboy Public School District
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 789
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
8%
  • Perth Amboy High School
  • Eagle Ave & Francis St, Perth Amboy
  • Perth Amboy Public School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,043
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
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  • Edmund Hmieleski Early Childhood Center
  • 925 Amboy Avenue, Perth Amboy
  • Perth Amboy Public School District
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 404
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
n/a
  • Ignacio Cruz Early Childhood Center
  • 601 Cortlandt St, Perth Amboy
  • Perth Amboy Public School District
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 748
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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Perth Amboy school information

IndexPerth AmboyNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores22%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools121,60479,221
Total private schools482324,874
Total post-secondary schools21577,963
The Perth Amboy, NJ educational system consists of 12 public schools, 4 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Perth Amboy public schools have average test scores of 22% which is 50% lower than than the New Jersey average and 56% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Perth Amboy public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 69.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 64.8% have completed high school, 14.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Perth Amboy

IndexPerth AmboyNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade69.6%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school64.8%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college33.8%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.0%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.9%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters3.8%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.5%1.3%

Perth Amboy, NJ School Districts

Perth Amboy City School District

There are a total of 12 public schools, 4 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Perth Amboy. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Perth Amboy, NJ schools is 22%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Perth Amboy, NJ, an average of 69.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 64.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Perth Amboy schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Perth Amboy, NJ schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Six Mile Run, NJ2,65585%72%
Lincroft, NJ6,35283%68%
Cranbury, NJ2,25680%63%
Morganville, NJ5,28474%49%
Shrewsbury, NJ4,00072%46%
Perth Amboy, NJ52,26522%56%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Peabody, MA52,23561%24%
Stratford, CT52,30038%23%
Florissant, MO52,21843%13%
Placentia, CA52,16855%12%
Elkhart, IN52,37858%17%
Perth Amboy, NJ52,26522%56%
Source: The Perth Amboy, 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.
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