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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    C
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    C-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Cresskill High School is a highly rated, public school located in Cresskill, NJ. It has 547 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1. According to state test scores, 31% of students are at least proficient in math and 59% in reading.

Cresskill High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
59%
Percent Proficient - Math
31%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1290
221 responses
Average ACT
31
68 responses
AP Enrollment
25%

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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    A+
  3. Housing
    B-
Median Household Income
$138,256
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$2,500
National
$949
Median Home Value
$656,300
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.6 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.6 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 8 responses
Report
  • Spirit week
    50%
  • Musical
    25%
  • Spirit Week
    13%
  • Valentines' Senior dance for local age60+ citizens
    13%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
547
Free or Reduced Lunch
1%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.7 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.7 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$78,144
Teachers in First/Second Year
14%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.8 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.8 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.8 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$17,371/ year
National
$12,239
63%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.8 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.8 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.8 responses
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Cresskill High School Reviews

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I love the close community of Cresskill. The student body is always supportive, whether it is sporting games, plays/musicals, concerts, and fundraising events the entire community really comes out for support. It makes me proud to be a cougar!
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Cresskill is a great school district with excellent teachers. The teachers that are at Cresskill High School all want to see students succeed. If you are doing poorly in a class, the teacher will give you an opportunity for extra help and will try and assist you to bring your grade up. Cresskill has a ton of school spirit because our athletic program is very good. At Cresskill High School there are great sports teams who have won many finals. The students at this school are very inviting and are nice to others. The teachers know how to make the classroom a fun learning environment to help us all succeed. I would highly recommend Cresskill High School to anyone looking for a great education.
The teacher and student relationships are really good. Most teachers are very gifted in the subjects they teach but also there to help students get ready for college and live after high school. There’s a lot of fun, Spirit and good sports teams and high school for me is overall great!