South Toms River school information

IndexSouth Toms RiverNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores27%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:113:116:1
Total public schools11,60479,221
Total private schoolsn/a82324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The South Toms River, NJ educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. South Toms River public schools have average test scores of 27% which is 37% lower than than the New Jersey average and 45% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of South Toms 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 74.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.1% have completed high school, 7.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in South Toms River are 45% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in South Toms River.
  • 74.8% of people in South Toms River have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.1% of people in South Toms River have completed high school.
  • 7.6% of people in South Toms River have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in South Toms River

IndexSouth Toms RiverNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade74.8%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school74.1%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college33.2%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.8%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors7.6%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters2.0%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.5%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Spring Lake, NJ2,97385%72%
Bay Head, NJ1,05480%62%
Sea Girt, NJ1,69773%48%
Allenwood, NJ1,00272%46%
Brielle, NJ4,74563%27%
South Toms River, NJ3,73127%45%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Springfield, VT3,73128%43%
Oneida, TN3,73152%5%
Falmouth, MA3,73072%47%
Algood, TN3,73255%11%
Jasper, GA3,73236%28%
South Toms River, NJ3,73127%45%
Source: The South Toms 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.