Surf City school information

IndexSurf CityNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scoresn/a43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio8:113:116:1
Total public schools11,60479,221
Total private schoolsn/a82324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Surf City, NJ educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Surf City public schools have average test scores of n/a which is equal to than the New Jersey average and equal to than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Surf City public schools is 8:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 96.1% have completed high school, 47.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Surf City are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Surf City.
  • 96.1% of people in Surf City have completed 8th grade.
  • 96.1% of people in Surf City have completed high school.
  • 47.1% of people in Surf City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Surf City

IndexSurf CityNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade96.1%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school96.1%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college71.0%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree55.9%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.1%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters19.5%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.2%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Surf City (high school & post-secondary)

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Surf City, NJ1,166n/a 

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Surf City, NJ1,166n/a 
Source: The Surf City, 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.