Metuchen High School

Metuchen High School serves 613 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Metuchen High School operates within the Metuchen School District.
The school district's 98% graduation rate is higher than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 613 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 613 students
Metuchen High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Metuchen High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Metuchen High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 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 12:1 12:1
Metuchen High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
9%
Metuchen High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
7%
23%
Metuchen High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
7%
17%
Metuchen High School Black (1988-2012)
White
74%
51%
Metuchen High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Metuchen High School Sch Ethnicity Metuchen 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.
0.44 0.66
Metuchen 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.
4%
29%
Metuchen 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%
Metuchen High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,109 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 98% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Metuchen School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 2,109 919
Graduation Rate 98% 92%
Metuchen School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $36 MM $20 MM
District Spending $36 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $17,452 $20,414
District Spending / Student $17,472 $19,395
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 J P Stevens High School (2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Woodrow Wilson Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Menlo Park Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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