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

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J.P. Stevens High School is a top rated, public school located in Edison, NJ. It has 2,521 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 64% of students are at least proficient in math and 79% in reading.

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J.P. Stevens High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
79%
Percent Proficient - Math
64%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1380
1,013 responses
Average ACT
31
128 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
Median Household Income
$103,076
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,528
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$390,700
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
83%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 47 responses
Poll
64%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 47 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 159 responses
  • Mr JPS
    20%
  • Prom
    19%
  • The theater club's spring musical
    13%
  • Graduation
    13%
  • BOTC
    9%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Club Dinners
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,521
Free or Reduced Lunch
7%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 60 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 60 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 60 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$93,316
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.2%
55%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 71 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 71 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 71 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$16,969 / year
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 74 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 74 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 74 responses

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