Note: All data taken from US Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) for 2009 unless indicated otherwise.
For all NJ public schools:
- Number of students enrolled: 1,381,420
- Number of school districts: 616
- Number of schools: 2,615
- Number of full-time-equivalent teachers: 114,713
- Per pupil expenditures: $17,076
- second only to NY’s $17,746 among the states
- national average: $10,591
- Pupil/Teacher ratio: 12.0
- national average: 15.0
- High School graduation rate*: 85.2%
- 4th among the states
- national average: 70.1%
* Data is for 2008 and taken from The National Center for Higher Education Management Systems, 2009.