Prospect Park school information

IndexProspect ParkNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores30%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools21,60479,221
Total private schools182324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Prospect Park, NJ educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Prospect Park public schools have average test scores of 30% which is 31% lower than than the New Jersey average and 40% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Prospect Park public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.0% have completed high school, 16.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Prospect Park are 40% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Prospect Park.
  • 84.0% of people in Prospect Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.0% of people in Prospect Park have completed high school.
  • 16.7% of people in Prospect Park have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Prospect Park

IndexProspect ParkNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade84.0%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school82.0%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college45.7%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.2%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.7%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters3.2%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Prospect Park (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Orangeburg, NY4,19299%100%
Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
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Closter, NJ8,65083%68%
Saddle River, NJ3,24180%62%
Prospect Park, NJ5,91930%40%

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Source: The Prospect Park, 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.