Bridgeton High School

111 North West Ave,

Bridgeton, NJ, 08302-2396

Tel: (856)455-8030
Grades: 9-12

867 students

Bridgeton High School serves 867 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Bridgeton High School operates within the Bridgeton School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 867 students has declined by 23% over five years.
The teacher population of 107 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 867 students
Bridgeton High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 107 teachers
Bridgeton High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Bridgeton High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 12:1
Bridgeton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
9%
Bridgeton High School Asian (1988-2006)
Hispanic
50%
23%
Bridgeton High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
38%
17%
Bridgeton High School Black (1988-2012)
White
9%
51%
Bridgeton High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Bridgeton High School Sch Ethnicity Bridgeton 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.
0.60 0.66
Bridgeton 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.
76%
29%
Bridgeton 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%
Bridgeton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,990 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 91% over five years.
School District Name Bridgeton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
2
Number of Students Managed 4,990 919
Graduation Rate 67% 92%
Bridgeton School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $93 MM $20 MM
Bridgeton School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $91 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $19,375 $20,414
Bridgeton School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $19,016 $19,395
Bridgeton 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 Cumberland Day (0.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Cumberland Campus (4.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charles F Seabrook School (4.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bridgeton West Ave Elementary School
    51 North West Ave
    Bridgeton , NJ , 08302
    (856)455-8030
    0.1  mi  |  670  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Bridgeton Broad Street Elementary School
    251 West Broad St
    Bridgeton , NJ , 08302
    (856)455-8030
    0.5  mi  |  945  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Bridgeton Cumberland Day
    Alternative School
    10 Washington St
    Bridgeton , NJ , 08302
    (856)455-1444
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Bridgeton Quarter Mile Lane Elementary School
    300 Quarter Mile Ln
    Bridgeton , NJ , 08302
    (856)455-8030
    1  mi  |  283  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Bridgeton Indian Ave Elementary School
    399 Indian Ave
    Bridgeton , NJ , 08302
    (856)455-8030
    1.5  mi  |  571  students  |  Gr.  KG-8

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