South Amboy school information

IndexSouth AmboyNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores36%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools21,60479,221
Total private schools382324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The South Amboy, NJ educational system consists of 2 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. South Amboy public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 16% lower than than the New Jersey average and 27% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of South Amboy public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.1% have completed high school, 27.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in South Amboy are 27% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in South Amboy.
  • 86.7% of people in South Amboy have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.1% of people in South Amboy have completed high school.
  • 27.0% of people in South Amboy have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in South Amboy

IndexSouth AmboyNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade86.7%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school85.1%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college55.1%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.3%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.0%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters9.7%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in South Amboy (high school & post-secondary)

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Six Mile Run, NJ2,65585%72%
Lincroft, NJ6,35283%68%
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Morganville, NJ5,28474%49%
Shrewsbury, NJ4,00072%46%
South Amboy, NJ8,76236%27%

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South Amboy, NJ8,76236%27%
Source: The South Amboy, 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.