Somers Point school information

IndexSomers PointNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores22%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools21,60479,221
Total private schools282324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Somers Point, NJ educational system consists of 2 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Somers Point public schools have average test scores of 22% which is 49% lower than than the New Jersey average and 55% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Somers Point public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.7% have completed high school, 22.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Somers Point are 55% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Somers Point.
  • 88.2% of people in Somers Point have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.7% of people in Somers Point have completed high school.
  • 22.2% of people in Somers Point have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Somers Point

IndexSomers PointNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade88.2%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school86.7%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college53.2%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.9%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.2%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Margate City, NJ6,25066%34%
Linwood, NJ7,00961%24%
Estell Manor, NJ1,69952%6%
Northfield, NJ8,53750%2%
Ventnor City, NJ10,50546%7%
Somers Point, NJ10,68622%55%

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Somers Point, NJ10,68622%55%
Source: The Somers Point, 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.