South River school information

IndexSouth RiverNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores38%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools31,60479,221
Total private schools282324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The South River, NJ educational system consists of 3 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. South River public schools have average test scores of 38% which is 13% lower than than the New Jersey average and 23% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of South River public schools is 15:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.4% have completed high school, 23.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in South River are 23% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in South River.
  • 80.0% of people in South River have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.4% of people in South River have completed high school.
  • 23.5% of people in South River have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in South River

IndexSouth RiverNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade80.0%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school76.4%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college45.3%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.8%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.5%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Six Mile Run, NJ2,65585%72%
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Cranbury, NJ2,25680%63%
Martinsville, NJ11,91780%63%
South River, NJ16,30538%23%

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South River, NJ16,30538%23%
Source: The South River, 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.