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Malcolm X Shabazz High School
  • Public
  • NEWARK, NJ

Report Card

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

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Malcolm X Shabazz High School is a public school located in NEWARK, NJ. It has 273 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 9 to 1. According to state test scores, 5% of students are at least proficient in math and 27% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
27%
Percent Proficient - Math
5%
Average Graduation Rate
67%
Average SAT
940
80 responses
Average ACT
21
23 responses
AP Enrollment
13%

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Living in the Area

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$43,004
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,191
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$366,928
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
60%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 5 responses
Poll
40%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 5 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 16 responses
  • Celebrating black history month
    13%
  • Holiday Fair
    13%
  • Kean Day
    13%
  • Meet the greeks
    13%
  • None
    13%
  • Potluck
    13%
  • Probate
    13%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
273
Free or Reduced Lunch
85%
57%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 7 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 7 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$76,011
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.4%
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 9 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 10 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 10 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
$28,256 / year
National
$12,239
55%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 11 responses
18%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 11 responses
18%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 11 responses

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