Riverdale school information

IndexRiverdaleNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores59%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools11,60479,221
Total private schoolsn/a82324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Riverdale, NJ educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Riverdale public schools have average test scores of 59% which is 36% higher than than the New Jersey average and 19% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Riverdale public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.9% have completed high school, 48.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Riverdale are 19% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Riverdale.
  • 93.3% of people in Riverdale have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.9% of people in Riverdale have completed high school.
  • 48.5% of people in Riverdale have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Riverdale School52 Newark Pompton TurnpikeGrades: PK - 8Students: 324 · Ratio: 12:159

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Education level achieved in Riverdale

IndexRiverdaleNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade93.3%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school91.9%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college68.9%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.5%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors48.5%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters16.6%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.8%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Riverdale (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%
Riverdale, NJ4,20659%19%

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Riverdale, NJ4,20659%19%
Source: The Riverdale, 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.