Rahway school information

IndexRahwayNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores31%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools61,60479,221
Total private schools282324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Rahway, NJ educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Rahway public schools have average test scores of 31% which is 27% lower than than the New Jersey average and 36% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Rahway public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.9% have completed high school, 28.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Rahway are 36% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Rahway.
  • 88.6% of people in Rahway have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.9% of people in Rahway have completed high school.
  • 28.8% of people in Rahway have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Rahway

IndexRahwayNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade88.6%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school86.9%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college55.9%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.6%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.8%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters10.1%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Six Mile Run, NJ2,65585%72%
Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
Glen Ridge, NJ7,61573%48%
Chatham, NJ9,03072%46%
Watchung, NJ5,94470%43%
Rahway, NJ28,88431%36%

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Henderson, KY28,87058%18%
Schererville, IN28,89973%49%
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Wellesley, MA28,90984%71%
Rahway, NJ28,88431%36%
Source: The Rahway, 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.