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C-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    C
  4. College Prep
    C-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C-
  6. Health & Safety
    C-
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Adm. W.F. Halsey Leadership Academy is a public, magnet school located in Elizabeth, NJ. It has 1,232 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 4% of students are at least proficient in math and 22% in reading.
About Adm. W.F. Halsey Leadership Academy...
Address
641 South Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Telephone
(908) 436-6600

Adm. W.F. Halsey Leadership Academy Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
22%
Percent Proficient - Math
4%
Average Graduation Rate
73%
Average SAT
900
69 responses
Average ACT
19
5 responses
AP Enrollment
19%
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Living in the Area
C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Cost of Living
    C-
  4. Good for Families
    C+
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$43,831
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,074
National
$949
Median Home Value
$262,300
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
50%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.10 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 16 responses
Report
  • Prom and senior prank
    50%
  • Activities that include all grades to participate.
    38%
  • I dont have one
    13%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,232
Free or Reduced Lunch
88%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.11 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.11 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$81,206
Teachers in First/Second Year
16.9%
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.11 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.11 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$21,971/ year
National
$12,239
17%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.12 responses
17%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.12 responses
17%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.12 responses
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Adm. W.F. Halsey Leadership Academy Reviews

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I originally began Halsey Academy wanting to become a marine because of their MJROTC program. The First sergeant at the time was an incredible guy! But after a year into the program, it seemed like it wasnt what i wanted to do with my life so i went off to join the nursing program and began volunteering at my local hospital! Little did i know that my science and math teachers at the time would motivate me to go into a STEM related field since i enjoyed those classes so much. Halsey Academy has been so great to me! I am honor to be the Senior class president and represent the diversity and how good the school has become.
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At school you want to feel safe, you want to be able to learn peacefully. But I don’t feel that way at Halsey at all. No one cares about you. Half the teachers are just there for their paychecks. You can be so terribly depressed in that school, & no one would care. The school is crazy, but if you want to go to school just for “fun” & to take nothing seriously. I seriously recommend Admiral William F. Halsey Health & Public Saftey Academy to you.
Adm. W.F. Halsey Leadership Academy has helped me learn about several life situations and how to handle them in rough times. The school has been a multicultural atmosphere that has helped me shape myself into who I am today.
However, what I would like to change would be the motivation of many of the students, make them want to come to the school and have a peaceful and educational school system.