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Jonathan Dayton High School
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  • Public
  • SPRINGFIELD, NJ

Report Card

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

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Jonathan Dayton High School is a highly rated, public school located in SPRINGFIELD, NJ. It has 616 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 23% of students are at least proficient in math and 64% in reading.

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Jonathan Dayton High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
64%
Percent Proficient - Math
23%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1200
224 responses
Average ACT
27
71 responses
AP Enrollment
34%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$111,899
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,814
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$436,900
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
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 17 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 17 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 41 responses
  • Homecoming
    27%
  • Pep rally
    24%
  • Interclass Games
    17%
  • Pep rallies
    12%
  • Powderpuff Football
    12%
  • Homecoming
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    10%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
616
Free or Reduced Lunch
14%
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 16 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 16 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 16 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$75,085
Teachers in First/Second Year
2%
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 23 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 23 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 23 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$20,674 / year
National
$12,239
79%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 24 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 24 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 24 responses

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