Hackensack High School

First And Beech Streets

Hackensack, NJ 07601-2499

Tel: (201)646-7900
Grades 9-12
1,771 students
Hackensack High School serves 1,771 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Hackensack High School operates within the Hackensack City School District.
Hackensack City School District's 87% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

The student population of 1771 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 136 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,771 students
Hackensack High School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Hackensack High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 136 teachers
Hackensack High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Hackensack High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Hackensack High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
5%
9%
Hackensack High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
46%
24%
Hackensack High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
27%
16%
Hackensack High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
22%
49%
Hackensack High School White Students (1989-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.67 0.42
Hackensack High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
32%
Hackensack High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
5%
Hackensack High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Hackensack City School District's student population of 5,426 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 100% over five years.
The revenue/student of $18,452 in this district is less than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $19,067 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Hackensack City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 5,426 918
Hackensack City School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 87% 94%
Hackensack City School District Graduation Rate (1994-2014)
District Total Revenue $94 MM $20 MM
Hackensack City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $98 MM $20 MM
Hackensack City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $18,452 $19,116
Hackensack City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $19,067 $19,190
Hackensack City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Bergen County Academies High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hackensack Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fanny Meyer Hillers Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HackensackFanny Meyer Hillers Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 566 students
    0.5 miles
    56 Longview Ave
    HackensackNJ 07601
    (201)646-7870
    0.5PK-4566
  • HackensackHackensack Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 1392 students
    0.6 miles
    360 Union St
    HackensackNJ 07601
    (201)646-7842
    0.65-81392
  • HackensackNellie K. Parker Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 587 students
    0.6 miles
    261 Maple Hill Dr
    HackensackNJ 07601
    (201)646-8020
    0.6PK-4587
  • HackensackFairmount Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 667 students
    1.1 miles
    105 Grand Ave
    HackensackNJ 07601
    (201)646-7890
    1.1PK-4667
  • BogotaLillian M. Steen Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 287 students
    1.1 miles
    152 West Main
    BogotaNJ 07603
    (201)342-6446
    1.1KG-6287

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