Westfield school information

IndexWestfieldNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores60%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:113:116:1
Total public schools131,60479,221
Total private schools782324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Westfield, NJ educational system consists of 13 public schools, 7 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Westfield public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 40% higher than than the New Jersey average and 22% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Westfield public schools is 12:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 97.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 97.2% have completed high school, 70.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 12.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Westfield are 22% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Westfield.
  • 97.3% of people in Westfield have completed 8th grade.
  • 97.2% of people in Westfield have completed high school.
  • 70.1% of people in Westfield have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Westfield

IndexWestfieldNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade97.3%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school97.2%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college84.1%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree74.8%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors70.1%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters33.0%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.0%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.4%1.5%1.3%

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

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Source: The Westfield, 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.