SPRINGFIELD, NJ - With the results of a new Niche.com study released, Springfield Public Schools fared well in overall rankings.

The district was seventh overall in the county and number 90 overall state-wide. It was ranked on a variety of categories, and was scored as such:

Academics: A-, Diversity: B+, Teachers: A, College Prep: A-, Clubs & Activities: A- and  Health & Safety: A.

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Each individual school in the district was also ranked, with the following results:

  • Edward V. Walton School: B+
  • James Caldwell School: A-
  • Thelma L. Sandmeier School: A
  • Florence M. Gaudineer School: B+
  • Jonathan Dayton High School: A-

Along with its ranking, the school district was ranked the 90th safest district out of 337 ranked, as well as the 90th best district for teachers out of 337 ranked. Additionally, the average student to teacher ratio is 13:1 in the district, below the national average of 17:1.

And when it came to getting students onto college, the school district's average graduation rate was 87 percent, with and average SAT score of 1190.