Point Pleasant school information

IndexPoint PleasantNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores51%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools41,60479,221
Total private schoolsn/a82324,874
Total post-secondary schools11577,963
The Point Pleasant, NJ educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Point Pleasant public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 19% higher than than the New Jersey average and 4% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Point Pleasant public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.8% have completed high school, 41.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Point Pleasant are 4% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Point Pleasant.
  • 93.9% of people in Point Pleasant have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.8% of people in Point Pleasant have completed high school.
  • 41.2% of people in Point Pleasant have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Point Pleasant

IndexPoint PleasantNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade93.9%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school92.8%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college68.0%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.9%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.2%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters14.5%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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Spring Lake, NJ2,97385%72%
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Avon-by-the-Sea, NJ1,84667%36%
Point Pleasant, NJ18,46451%4%

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Point Pleasant, NJ18,46451%4%
Source: The Point Pleasant, 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.