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Bergen County Academies
  • Public, Magnet
  • Hackensack, NJ

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A+
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade C minus
  9. Food
    grade A minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade A+

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Bergen County Academies is a top rated, public, magnet school located in Hackensack, NJ. It has 1,098 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 99% of students are at least proficient in math and 99% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
99%
Percent Proficient - Math
99%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1460
573 responses
Average ACT
33
282 responses
AP Enrollment
50%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$70,090
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,440
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$296,300
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 48 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 48 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 158 responses
  • Field Day
    23%
  • ASSEMBLIES
    22%
  • IDT Assembly
    17%
  • Projects (Wednesday)
    12%
  • Relay for Life
    6%
  • Homecoming
    6%
  • BCA Harvesters
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,098
Free or Reduced Lunch
5%
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 52 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 52 responses
19%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 52 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
9%
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 69 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 69 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 69 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
92%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 76 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 76 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 76 responses

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