Tenafly school information

IndexTenaflyNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores70%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools61,60479,221
Total private schools382324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Tenafly, NJ educational system consists of 6 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Tenafly public schools have average test scores of 70% which is 63% higher than than the New Jersey average and 43% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Tenafly public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 97.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 97.1% have completed high school, 77.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 20.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Tenafly are 43% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Tenafly.
  • 97.8% of people in Tenafly have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.1% of people in Tenafly have completed high school.
  • 77.3% of people in Tenafly have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Tenafly

IndexTenaflyNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade97.8%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school97.1%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college87.6%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree80.0%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors77.3%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters42.3%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree20.4%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.2%1.5%1.3%

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

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Tenafly, NJ14,82170%43%
Source: The Tenafly, 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.