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Rutherford High School
  • Public
  • Rutherford, NJ

Report Card

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

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Rutherford High School is a highly rated, public school located in Rutherford, NJ. It has 762 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 12 to 1. According to state test scores, 40% of students are at least proficient in math and 66% in reading.

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56 Elliott Pl
Rutherford, NJ 07070
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
66%
Percent Proficient - Math
40%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1200
272 responses
Average ACT
28
37 responses
AP Enrollment
25%

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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
$101,473
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,440
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$473,500
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
79%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 14 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 14 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 43 responses
  • Popcert
    21%
  • Field trips
    12%
  • Spirit Week
    12%
  • Talent Show
    12%
  • Pep rally
    9%
  • Choir concert
    7%
  • Homecoming
    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
762
Free or Reduced Lunch
2%
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 16 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 16 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 16 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
12:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$74,495
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.2%
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 16 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 16 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 16 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$18,581 / year
National
$12,239
80%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 20 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 20 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 20 responses

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