C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    C
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    C-
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Address
74 Montgomery St
Newark, NJ 07103
Telephone
(973) 733-7333

American History High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
29%
Percent Proficient - Math
14%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
940
52 responses
Average ACT
20
17 responses
AP Enrollment
15%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
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Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
436
Free or Reduced Lunch
85%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.6 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.6 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.4%
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.6 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.6 responses
17%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.6 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
Expenses Per Student
$31,960/ year
National
$12,239
50%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.6 responses
17%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.6 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.6 responses
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The environmental was a safe one. There is never any bullying like other high schools.Everyone is treated with respect.They have prepared us for college.As years go on...college acceptances rate have been in the 90%.Just class of 2K17 have over 90% of future plans after high school,whether it's college,trade school,work or the army.
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I like the way students were given second chances to make up any work that they failed. That encourages students not to feel bad about themselves every time they fail because they have a chance to fix their mistakes. But what I would like to see change is the environment and the school in which the student live in. As in, tidying up the school and fixing old features that the school has.
American History High School is an excellent place for some of us to start our high school with. The staff are very kind and supportive to their students. There are opportunities and help when you need it. Teachers are there not just for educational support but emotional support as well.