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75%
  • Mcvs Assunpink Center Shared Time/rubino
  • 1085 Old Trenton Road, Trenton
  • Area Vocational Technical Schools of Mercer County
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 182
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
41%
  • Foundation Academy Charter School
  • 363 West State Street, Trenton
  • Foundation Academy Charter School
  • Grades: 3 - 12 · Students: 788
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
35%
  • International Charter School
  • 105 Grand Street, Trenton
  • International Charter School
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 90
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
28%
  • The Village Charter School
  • 101 Sullivan Way, Trenton
  • The Village Charter School
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 359
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
25%
  • Washington Elementary School
  • 331 Emory Avenue, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 280
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
21%
  • Trenton Stem-to-civics Charter School
  • 1555 Pennington Road, Trenton
  • Trenton Stem-to-Civics Charter School
  • Grades: 9 - 9 · Students: 101
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
17%
  • Paul Robeson Charter School For The Humanities
  • 643 Indiana Ave, Trenton
  • Paul Robeson Charter School for the Humanities
  • Grades: 4 - 8 · Students: 373
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
17%
  • Columbus Elementary School
  • 1200 Brunswick Avenue, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 334
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
16%
  • Parker Elementary
  • 820 S Warren St, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 537
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
15%
  • International Academy Of Trenton Charter School
  • 720 Bellevue Ave, Trenton
  • International Academy of Trenton Charter School
  • Grades: KG - 3 · Students: 351
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
15%
  • Robbins Elementary School
  • 283 Tyler Street, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 412
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
15%
  • Franklin Elementary School
  • 200 William Street, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 372
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
15%
  • Mott Elementary School
  • 45 Stokely Avenue, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 417
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
14%
  • Hedgepeth Williams Middle School
  • 301 Gladstone Ave, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 459
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
13%
  • Paul S. Robeson Elementary School
  • 350 Cuyler Avenue, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 541
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
13%
  • Grant Elementary School
  • 159 N Clinton Avenue, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 514
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
13%
  • Joyce Kilmer Middle School
  • 1300 Stuyvesant Avenue, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 453
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
11%
  • Dunn Middle School
  • 401 Dayton Street, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 956
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
10%
  • Wilson Elementary School
  • 175 Girard Avenue, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 414
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
10%
  • Jefferson Elementary School
  • 1 Whittlesey Road, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 420
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
10%
  • Trenton Central High School - Main Campus
  • 171 Division Street, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,561
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
9%
  • Daylight/twilight High School
  • 501 Edgewood Avenue, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 469
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
9%
  • P.j. Hill Elementary
  • 1010 East State Street, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 360
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
8%
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School
  • 401-411 Brunswick Avenue, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 624
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
7%
  • Luis Munoz-rivera Middle School
  • 400 N Montgomery Street, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 484
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
6%
  • Gregory Elementary School
  • 500 Rutherford Avenue, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 352
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
6%
  • Trenton Central High School - West Campus
  • 1001 West State St, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 688
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1
n/a
  • Youthbuild Camden
  • 1001 Spruce Street Suite 202, Trenton
  • OFFICE OF EDUCATION JUVENILE JUSTICE COMMISSION
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: n/a
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Trenton Psychiatric Hospital
  • 100 Sullivan Way, Trenton
  • OFFICE OF EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
  • Grades: 10 - 10 · Students: n/a
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Stokes Early Childhood Center
  • 915 Parkside Avenue, Trenton
  • TRENTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 197
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
n/a
  • Project Teach - Mercer
  • 1600 Stuyvesant Avenue, Trenton
  • OFFICE OF EDUCATION DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: n/a
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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Trenton school information

IndexTrentonNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores17%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools571,60479,221
Total private schools1882324,874
Total post-secondary schools61577,963
The Trenton, NJ educational system consists of 57 public schools, 18 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools. Trenton public schools have average test scores of 17% which is 60% lower than than the New Jersey average and 65% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Trenton public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 69.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 66.2% have completed high school, 11.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Trenton

IndexTrentonNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade69.1%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school66.2%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college33.5%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.6%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.9%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters4.3%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.5%1.3%

Trenton, NJ School Districts

Trenton City School District

There are a total of 57 public schools, 18 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools in Trenton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Trenton, NJ schools is 17%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Trenton, NJ, an average of 69.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 66.2% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Trenton 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 Trenton, NJ schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Plainsboro Center, NJ2,73382%67%
Cranbury, NJ2,25680%63%
New Hope, PA2,38578%58%
Princeton Junction, NJ2,50377%56%
Newtown, PA2,02876%54%
Trenton, NJ84,55917%65%

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Edinburg, TX84,39977%56%
Trenton, NJ84,55917%65%
Source: The Trenton, 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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