Jefferson Township High School

1010 Weldon Rd Rd2,

Oak Ridge, NJ, 07438-9511

Tel: (973)697-3535
Grades: 9-12

1,051 students

Jefferson Township High School serves 1,051 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Jefferson Township High School operates within the Jefferson Township School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 1051 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,051 students
Jefferson Township High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Jefferson Township High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Jefferson Township 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 0.27 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
Jefferson Township High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
9%
Jefferson Township High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
8%
23%
Jefferson Township High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
17%
Jefferson Township High School Black (1988-2012)
White
85%
51%
Jefferson Township High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Jefferson Township High School Sch Ethnicity Jefferson Township 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.
0.27 0.92
Jefferson Township 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.
7%
29%
Jefferson Township 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.
2%
6%
Jefferson Township High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,448 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Jefferson Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
2
Number of Students Managed 3,448 983
Jefferson Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 90% 92%
Jefferson Township School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $58 MM $20 MM
Jefferson Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $56 MM $19 MM
Jefferson Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,117 $20,414
Jefferson Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,593 $19,395
Jefferson 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 Sparta High School (3.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Jefferson Township Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Arthur Stanlick Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Oak Ridge Jefferson Township Middle School
    1000 Weldon Rd
    Oak Ridge , NJ , 07438
    (973)697-1980
    0.1  mi  |  827  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lake Shawnee Wharton Arthur Stanlick Elementary School
    155 East Shawnee Trail
    Lake Shawnee Wharton , NJ , 07885
    (973)663-0520
    2.5  mi  |  379  students  |  Gr.  3-5
  • Sparta Helen Morgan Elementary School
    100 Stanhope Rd
    Sparta , NJ , 07871
    (973)729-5770
    3  mi  |  734  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Oak Ridge Milton Elementary School
    52 Schoolhouse Rd
    Oak Ridge , NJ , 07438
    (973)697-4742
    3.3  mi  |  158  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Sparta Sparta Middle School
    350 Main St
    Sparta , NJ , 07871
    (973)729-3151
    3.6  mi  |  923  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Passaic 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 0.64, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.92. The most diverse school district in Passaic County is Agency - Paterson Charter School For Urban Leadership School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.