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  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Health & Safety
    A+
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    A
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A+
Livingston Public Schools is an elite, public school district located in Livingston, NJ. It has 5,960 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 65% of students are at least proficient in math and 75% in reading.
Address
11 Foxcroft Drive
Livingston, NJ 07039
Telephone
(973) 535-8000

Livingston Public Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
75%
Percent Proficient - Math
65%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1310
367 responses
Average ACT
30
172 responses
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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
5,960
Free or Reduced Lunch
1.5%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
$83,392
Teachers in First/Second Year

Finances

Total Expenses
$108,718,000
Expenses Per Student
$19,466/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    61%
  • Support Services
    37%
  • Other
    1%

Livingston Public Schools Reviews

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Livingston High School provides students with various types of classes such as Personal Finance, TV Production, Family Child & Development, Public Speech & Debate, Astronomy, Natural Disasters and more. As an 11 season sport athlete, The sports team are great and you develop great chemistry and friendships with students from all different grade levels. The School has almost 100 different clubs to join and the student to teacher ratio is amazing. The Teachers know how to compromise and work well with the students. Livingston High School has provided me with a great education and an amazing high school experience that I truly will never forget.
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Teachers are very supportive in this school district. Extra help is almost always available. Most teachers are also very kind, but strict in the teaching of the subject.

There are many sports, including basketball, baseball, soccer, track, swimming, golf, etc.

The school have a variety of foods served for breakfast and lunch. Includes a special that changes everyday

Also an academically gifted school. Many math, science, technology, art, foreign language awards. Several APs offered including AP Foreign language (Spanish, French, Chinese, Italian) AP Economics, AP Computer Science, etc. (High School)

However, diversity is somewhat limited as the student make up is mostly white and Jewish. There are some Asians, African Americans, and Hispanics.

Many clubs offered, including Key Club, Viral Club, Meditation Club, National Honor Societies, etc. (High School)

Lots of resources. Laptops are given to every student from elementary to high school.
The Livingston school system is rigorous and extremely competitive. Most graduates go to college, and are well-prepared for college. Getting into a good college is extremely important for most students. The teachers are motivated, inspired, understanding, and can be intense. Students can choose to take CP classes, which are sometimes too easy, or they can challenge themselves with Honors and AP classes, which are sometimes insanely difficult. The gap between each level makes it difficult to switch between them. I take a mixture of the different levels, but many students choose to go "all or nothing." Many students are stressed out from taking too many high level courses, and they spend all of their time studying. It is easy to get caught up in the competition of the students. The learning experience is great, but the stress can be contagious.