Neptune High School

55 Neptune Blvd,

Neptune, NJ, 07753-4894

Tel: (732)776-2200
Grades: 9-12

1,317 students

Neptune High School serves 1,317 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Neptune High School operates within the Neptune Township School District.
The school district's 74% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 1317 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,317 students
Neptune High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
Neptune High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Neptune 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 0.59 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
Neptune High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
9%
Neptune High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
11%
23%
Neptune High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
58%
17%
Neptune High School Black (1988-2012)
White
26%
51%
Neptune High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Neptune High School Sch Ethnicity Neptune 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.
0.59 0.66
Neptune 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.
40%
29%
Neptune 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.
6%
6%
Neptune High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,376 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 74% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Neptune Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
2
Number of Students Managed 4,376 919
Neptune Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 74% 92%
Neptune Township School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $100 MM $20 MM
Neptune Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $99 MM $19 MM
Neptune Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $22,382 $20,414
Neptune Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $22,097 $19,395
Neptune 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 AcademyAllied Health & Sci High School (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Neptune Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gables Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended June 06, 2011 - very bias school with a few teachers that need to be replaced because they are not acting mature enough to teach all the students in a proper manner and find sport in picking on some in stead of helping same,childish - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended February 06, 2011 - teachers for the most part dont care about students, need to be re-trained ,thank you - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended October 05, 2009 - The amount of opportunities is great for all students here. The teachers are helpful and kind. We have a state-of-the-art building, including our sports facility and a new indoor pool. Our parents all work together through the Red and Black Booster Club. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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