Pompton Lakes school information

IndexPompton LakesNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores52%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools41,60479,221
Total private schools282324,874
Total post-secondary schools11577,963
The Pompton Lakes, NJ educational system consists of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Pompton Lakes public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 21% higher than than the New Jersey average and 6% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pompton Lakes public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.3% have completed high school, 31.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pompton Lakes are 6% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Pompton Lakes.
  • 91.1% of people in Pompton Lakes have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.3% of people in Pompton Lakes have completed high school.
  • 31.9% of people in Pompton Lakes have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pompton Lakes

IndexPompton LakesNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade91.1%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school90.3%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college53.0%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.8%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors31.9%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters12.3%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.6%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
Teterboro, NJ8690%82%
Saddle River, NJ3,24180%62%
Upper Saddle River, NJ8,30178%59%
Ridgewood, NJ25,43077%56%
Pompton Lakes, NJ11,16352%6%

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Westwood, NJ11,17063%28%
Pompton Lakes, NJ11,16352%6%
Source: The Pompton Lakes, 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.