Totowa school information

IndexTotowaNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores45%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools21,60479,221
Total private schools382324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Totowa, NJ educational system consists of 2 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Totowa public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 3% higher than than the New Jersey average and 10% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Totowa public schools is 14:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.5% have completed high school, 33.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Totowa are 10% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Totowa.
  • 87.4% of people in Totowa have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.5% of people in Totowa have completed high school.
  • 33.5% of people in Totowa have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Totowa

IndexTotowaNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade87.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school85.5%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college56.4%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.3%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.5%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters9.6%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.5%1.3%

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

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Totowa, NJ10,90045%10%

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Source: The Totowa, 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.