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  • Jordan Road Elementary School
  • 129 Jordan Road, Somers Point
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 547
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Dawes Avenue Elementary School
  • 22 W. Dawes Avenue, Somers Point
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 394
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
  • Charter~tech High School For The Performing Arts
  • 413 New Road, Somers Point
  • chARTer~TECH High School for the Performing Arts
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 338
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
  • New York Avenue Elementary School
  • 121 West New York Avenue, Somers Point
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 75
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1

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.

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%

Somers Point, NJ School Districts

Somers Point City School District

There are a total of 2 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Somers Point. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Somers Point, NJ schools is 22%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Somers Point, NJ, an average of 88.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.7% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Somers Point 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 Somers Point, NJ schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

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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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lindon, UT10,68652%6%
Linthicum, MD10,68941%16%
Largo, MD10,68960%22%
Darby, PA10,67720%60%
Gulf Gate Estates, FL10,67669%39%
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.
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