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

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Highland Park High School is a highly rated, public school located in Highland Park, NJ. It has 472 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 32% of students are at least proficient in math and 57% in reading.

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102 North Fifth Avenue
Highland Park, NJ 08904
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
57%
Percent Proficient - Math
32%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1280
178 responses
Average ACT
30
39 responses
AP Enrollment
35%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$81,402
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,467
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$373,700
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
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. 12 responses
Poll
50%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 22 responses
  • Spirit Week
    32%
  • Sport events
    23%
  • School Dances/Fundraisers
    18%
  • Pep rallys
    9%
  • Club Smash tournament
    5%
  • Homecoming
    5%
  • Pep rallies
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
472
Free or Reduced Lunch
32%
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 14 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 14 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 14 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$65,093
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.8%
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 17 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 17 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 17 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$21,451 / year
National
$12,239
65%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 20 responses
35%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 20 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 20 responses

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