Sussex school information

IndexSussexNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores37%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools21,60479,221
Total private schools182324,874
Total post-secondary schools11577,963
The Sussex, NJ educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Sussex public schools have average test scores of 37% which is 13% lower than than the New Jersey average and 24% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sussex public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.2% have completed high school, 13.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Sussex are 24% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Sussex.
  • 80.6% of people in Sussex have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.2% of people in Sussex have completed high school.
  • 13.5% of people in Sussex have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sussex

IndexSussexNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade80.6%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school78.2%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college45.5%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.3%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.5%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters3.7%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.5%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Warwick, NY6,77765%33%
Milford, PA1,09365%32%
Lake Mohawk, NJ9,43259%20%
Goshen, NY5,37857%16%
Branchville, NJ84655%11%
Sussex, NJ1,97637%24%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fall City, WA1,97676%55%
Oakley, KS1,97540%18%
Wellsville, KS1,97530%38%
Cascade, IA1,97886%74%
Malone, FL1,97865%32%
Sussex, NJ1,97637%24%
Source: The Sussex, 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.