Boonton High School

Boonton High School serves 582 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Boonton High School operates within the Boonton Town School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 582 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 582 students
Boonton High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Boonton High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Boonton High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.92. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 12:1
Boonton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
13%
9%
Boonton High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
14%
23%
Boonton High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
5%
17%
Boonton High School Black (1988-2012)
White
64%
51%
Boonton High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Boonton High School Sch Ethnicity Boonton High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.56 0.92
Boonton High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
18%
29%
Boonton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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.
7%
6%
Boonton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,261 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Boonton Town School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 1,261 983
Boonton Town School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 100% 92%
Boonton Town School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $24 MM $20 MM
Boonton Town School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $25 MM $19 MM
Boonton Town School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $19,568 $20,414
Boonton Town School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $20,308 $19,395
Boonton Town School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mountain Lakes High School (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Boonton Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is School St (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Boonton Boonton Middle School
    306 Lathrop Ave
    Boonton , NJ , 07005
    (973)335-9700
    0  mi  |  136  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Boonton John Hill Middle School
    435 Lathrop Ave
    Boonton , NJ , 07005
    (973)316-9235
    0.1  mi  |  207  students  |  Gr.  4-6
  • Boonton School St
    720 Birch St
    Boonton , NJ , 07005
    (973)316-9225
    0.6  mi  |  336  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Mountain Lakes Mountain Lakes High School
    Powerville Rd
    Mountain Lakes , NJ , 07046
    (973)334-8400
    1.3  mi  |  698  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Lake Hiawatha Knollwood Elementary School
    Knoll Rd And Glenwood Ave
    Lake Hiawatha , NJ , 07034
    (973)263-7060
    1.4  mi  |  317  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Morris County, NJ public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.15, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.92. The most diverse school district in Morris County is Morris County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.