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Avg. test scores 48%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 85%

River Edge school information

IndexRiver EdgeNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores73%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:113:116:1
Total public schools21,60479,221
Total private schools282324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in River Edge are 48% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in River Edge
  • 92.3% of people in River Edge have completed 8th grade
  • 92.2% of people in River Edge have completed high school
  • 56.0% of people in River Edge have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in River Edge

      IndexRiver EdgeNew JerseyNational
      Completed 8th grade92.3%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school92.2%86.3%83.0%
      Completed some college73.1%60.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree62.1%43.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors56.0%37.5%30.3%
      Completed masters22.5%14.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree5.2%4.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.6%1.5%1.3%

      River Edge, NJ School Districts

      • River Edge Borough School District
      • River Dell Regional School District

      There are a total of 2 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in River Edge. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for River Edge, NJ schools is 73%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In River Edge, NJ, an average of 92.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 92.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Orangeburg, NY4,19299%100%
      Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
      Teterboro, NJ8690%82%
      Closter, NJ8,65083%68%
      Briarcliff Manor, NY7,73281%65%
      River Edge, NJ11,58673%48%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Urbana, OH11,58667%35%
      Ravenna, OH11,58275%52%
      Berkley, CO11,59416%67%
      Macedonia, OH11,59588%79%
      Elizabethtown, PA11,59866%35%
      River Edge, NJ11,58673%48%
      Source: The River Edge, 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.