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Paramus High School
  • Public
  • Paramus, NJ

Report Card

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

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Paramus High School is a highly rated, public school located in Paramus, NJ. It has 1,265 students in grades PK, 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 48% of students are at least proficient in math and 65% in reading.

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Paramus High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
65%
Percent Proficient - Math
48%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1230
426 responses
Average ACT
28
88 responses
AP Enrollment
28%

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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 C+
Median Household Income
$128,306
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,011
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$600,200
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
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 21 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 21 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 42 responses
  • Senior Mania
    29%
  • Dodgeball/Senior Mania/Volleyball
    14%
  • Football games
    14%
  • Marching Band/Color Guard
    14%
  • Pep rallies
    12%
  • Embarrass the teacher
    7%
  • Project Graduation
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,265
Free or Reduced Lunch
6%
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 25 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 25 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 25 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
No data available  
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
3
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
No data available  
Website
No data available  
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    No data available  
  • Offers Part Day
    No data available  

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$76,634
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.3%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 30 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 30 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 30 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$26,064 / year
National
$12,239
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 23 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 23 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 23 responses

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