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  • South Toms River Elementary School
  • 419 Dover Road, South Toms River
  • Toms River Regional School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 350
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1

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.

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%

South Toms River, NJ School Districts

Toms River Regional School District

There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in South Toms River. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for South Toms River, NJ schools is 27%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In South Toms River, NJ, an average of 74.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 74.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of South Toms River 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 South Toms River, NJ schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

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%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Springfield, VT3,73128%43%
Oneida, TN3,73152%5%
Frackville, PA3,7300%100%
Garden Ridge, TX3,73089%80%
Falmouth, MA3,73072%47%
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.
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