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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A+
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    A+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A-
High Tech High School is a top rated, public school located in N Bergen, NJ. It has 1,049 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 32% of students are at least proficient in math and 79% in reading.
Address
2000 85th Street
N Bergen, NJ 07047
Telephone
(201) 662-6801
Website
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High Tech High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
79%
Percent Proficient - Math
32%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1250
461 responses
Average ACT
29
58 responses
AP Enrollment
24%

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Living in the Area
C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    D-
Median Household Income
$57,269
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,300
National
$949
Median Home Value
$308,000
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.42 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.42 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 154 responses
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  • Multicultural Day
    25%
  • Flash Mob
    16%
  • Halloween
    13%
  • Tournaments
    12%
  • Spirit Week
    12%
  • Incoming Freshmen Day
    6%
  • Spirit Week
    5%

Students

Diversity
A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,049
Free or Reduced Lunch
33%
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.50 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.50 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.50 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
12.8%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.57 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.57 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.57 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
National
$12,239
76%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.66 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.66 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.66 responses
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I believe that High Tech High School is a great school where I can truly express myself while also feeling comfortable. High Tech offers unique academies to choose from such as the biomedical science, culinary arts, computer designing, Dfab, robotics, and my interest...performing arts. It's important for students to identify their skills and specialize in an area of interest in preparation for college where we must declare a major.
There is always be something different to experience and enjoy, especially in performing arts such as a musical, coffee house, dance showcase, volunteer work, etc. It's been enjoyable.
There are so many of different types of people from different backgrounds, cultures, and communities. It has allowed me to be more open-minded, adaptable and accepting of all people...which made me a better human being!
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A school that introduces students to many opportunities, High Tech helped me not only find who I am as a person, but made me realize the hidden passion I had for the major that I am pursuing now! With such diversity, High Tech successfully combines students of all culture, race, religious beliefs, etc., and introduces students to a safe and accepting environment. Being a student of High Tech has prepared me for what is to come and has me excited for my future!
No more school computer lab where students worked and printed assignments?? No access to computer/printers. Wood tech equipment hasn’t been moved. New big building plenty of updates. The culture has changed in a bad way. They're trying to get more students to fill the building but these students aren't the best quality causing trouble. The food is still good but long lines that take ALL period long. Bring snacks or you will starve waiting. Guidance was divided by wings DFab got the BAD batch Brennan isnt good no student support, no guidance, lacks communication. NO FAIR. We want Nardiello back. They frown on parent involvement. Isn’t the school it used to be. Only the results of HS graduates with college offers & scholarships can truly determine if this school/guidance provides students the resources to get accepted into the best colleges and obtain the highest scholarships. Severely Lacks student guidance and communication.