J P Stevens High School

855 Grove Ave,

Edison, NJ, 08817-2200

Tel: (732)452-2800
Grades: 9-12

2,169 students

J P Stevens High School serves 2,169 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 49%.
J P Stevens High School operates within the Edison Township School District.
The school district's 97% graduation rate is higher than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 2169 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 145 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,169 students
J P Stevens High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 145 teachers
J P Stevens High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade J P Stevens High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 15:1 12:1
J P Stevens High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
67%
9%
J P Stevens High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
3%
23%
J P Stevens High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
8%
17%
J P Stevens High School Black (1988-2012)
White
20%
51%
J P Stevens High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups J P Stevens High School Sch Ethnicity J P Stevens 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.
0.51 0.66
J P Stevens 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.
8%
29%
J P Stevens 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.
3%
6%
J P Stevens High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 14,224 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 97% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Edison Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
2
Number of Students Managed 14,224 919
Edison Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 97% 92%
Edison Township School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $216 MM $20 MM
Edison Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $213 MM $19 MM
Edison Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,406 $20,414
Edison Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,200 $19,395
Edison Township 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 Metuchen High School (2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is John Adams Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is James Madison Prim Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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