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  • Cherry Hill School
  • 410 Bogert Rd, River Edge
  • River Edge School District
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 747
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • Roosevelt School
  • 711 Summit Ave, River Edge
  • River Edge School District
  • Grades: KG - 6 · Students: 455
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
  • River Dell Middle School
  • 230 Woodland Avenue, River Edge
  • River Dell Regional School District
  • Grades: 7 - 8 · Students: 606
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1

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
The River Edge, NJ educational system consists of 2 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. River Edge public schools have average test scores of 73% which is 69% higher than than the New Jersey average and 48% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of River Edge public schools is 17:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.2% have completed high school, 56.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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%

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.

To customize your list of River Edge 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 River Edge, NJ schools.

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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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.