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60%
  • Memorial Middle School
  • Laura Herbert Dr, Point Pleasant
  • Point Pleasant Borough School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 642
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
57%
  • Ocean Road Elementary School
  • Benedict Street, Point Pleasant
  • Point Pleasant Borough School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 528
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
54%
  • Nellie F. Bennett Elementary School
  • Riviera Parkway, Point Pleasant
  • Point Pleasant Borough School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 725
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
35%
  • Point Pleasant Borough High School
  • Laura Herbert Dr, Point Pleasant
  • Point Pleasant Borough School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 921
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
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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.

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%

Point Pleasant, NJ School Districts

Point Pleasant Borough School District

There are a total of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Point Pleasant. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Point Pleasant, NJ schools is 51%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Point Pleasant, NJ, an average of 93.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.8% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Point Pleasant 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 Point Pleasant, NJ schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Spring Lake, NJ2,97385%72%
Bay Head, NJ1,05480%62%
Sea Girt, NJ1,69773%48%
Allenwood, NJ1,00272%46%
Avon-by-the-Sea, NJ1,84667%36%
Point Pleasant, NJ18,46451%4%

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Palestine, TX18,45670%42%
Rutherford, NJ18,48056%14%
Ferndale, MD18,43946%7%
Wantagh, NY18,49071%45%
Yorkville, IL18,43635%28%
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.