Montgomery High School

Montgomery High School serves 1,720 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Montgomery High School operates within the Montgomery Township School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 1720 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 123 teachers has grown by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,720 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 123 teachers
Students by Grade Montgomery High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 14:1 12:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
29%
9%
Montgomery High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
3%
23%
Montgomery High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
3%
17%
Montgomery High School Black (1988-2012)
White
63%
51%
Montgomery High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Montgomery High School Sch Ethnicity Montgomery 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.
0.52 0.66
Montgomery 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.
1%
29%
Montgomery High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2012)
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.
n/a
6%
Montgomery High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,045 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Montgomery Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 5,045 919
Montgomery Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 100% 92%
Montgomery Township School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $80 MM $20 MM
Montgomery Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $77 MM $19 MM
Montgomery Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,119 $20,414
Montgomery Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,538 $19,395
Montgomery 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 Princeton High School (4.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Montgomery Upper Mid School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Village Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Skillman Village Elementary School
    100 Main Blvd
    Skillman , NJ , 08558
    (609)466-7606
    0.8  mi  |  723  students  |  Gr.  3-4
  • Skillman Montgomery Upper Mid School
    N75 Burnt Hill Rd
    Skillman , NJ , 08558
    (609)466-7604
    1  mi  |  873  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Skillman Montgomery Lower Mid School
    373 Burt Hill Rd
    Skillman , NJ , 08558
    (609)466-7604
    1.5  mi  |  830  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Skillman Orchard Hill Elementary School
    244 Orchard Rd
    Skillman , NJ , 08558
    (609)466-7605
    1.6  mi  |  899  students  |  Gr.  PK-2
  • Hopewell Hopewell Elementary School
    35 Princeton Ave
    Hopewell , NJ , 08525
    (609)737-4000
    3.6  mi  |  474  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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