Short Hills school information

IndexShort HillsNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores75%43%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a13:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,60479,221
Total private schoolsn/a82324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Short Hills, NJ educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Short Hills public schools have average test scores of 75% which is 73% higher than than the New Jersey average and 52% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Short Hills public schools is n/a, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 99.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 98.9% have completed high school, 90.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 23.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Short Hills are 52% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Short Hills.
  • 99.2% of people in Short Hills have completed 8th grade.
  • 98.9% of people in Short Hills have completed high school.
  • 90.9% of people in Short Hills have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Short Hills

IndexShort HillsNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade99.2%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school98.9%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college95.7%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree92.5%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors90.9%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters55.7%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree23.7%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate9.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
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Mountain Lakes, NJ4,28772%47%
Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%

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Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
Source: The Short Hills, 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.