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  • Catherine A Dwyer Elementary School
  • 665 Mt Hope Avenue, Wharton
  • Rockaway Township School District
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 318
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Arthur Stanlick Elementary School
  • 121 B Shawnee Trail, Wharton
  • Jefferson Township Public School District
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 362
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
  • Alfred C. Mackinnon Middle School
  • 137 East Central Avenue, Wharton
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 292
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Marie V. Duffy Elementary School
  • 137 East Central Avenue, Wharton
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 488
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 11:1

Wharton school information

IndexWhartonNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores46%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:113:116:1
Total public schools31,60479,221
Total private schools182324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Wharton, NJ educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Wharton public schools have average test scores of 46% which is 8% higher than than the New Jersey average and 6% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Wharton public schools is 11:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.1% have completed high school, 24.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Wharton

IndexWhartonNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade78.9%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school78.1%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college49.8%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.5%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.9%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters9.2%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.5%1.3%

There are a total of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Wharton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Wharton, NJ schools is 46%. The average student to teacher ratio is 11:1. In Wharton, NJ, an average of 78.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Wharton 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 Wharton, NJ schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Short Hills, NJ12,77175%52%
Mountain Lakes, NJ4,28772%47%
Chatham, NJ9,03072%46%
Summit, NJ21,89570%42%
Mendham, NJ5,01270%42%
Wharton, NJ6,58646%6%

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Lucas, TX6,58595%93%
Laurence Harbor, NJ6,58450%1%
Geneseo, IL6,58933%34%
Gleneagle, CO6,58351%4%
Wharton, NJ6,58646%6%
Source: The Wharton, 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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