Summit Senior High School

125 Kent Place Blvd,

Summit, NJ, 07901-4703

Tel: (908)918-2100
Grades: 9-12

1,096 students

Summit Senior High School serves 1,096 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Summit Senior High School operates within the Summit City School District.
The school district's 96% graduation rate is higher than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 1096 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 91 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,096 students
Summit Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 91 teachers
Summit Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Summit Senior 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 0.47 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 12:1 12:1
Summit Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
9%
Summit Senior High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
15%
23%
Summit Senior High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
6%
17%
Summit Senior High School Black (1988-2012)
White
71%
51%
Summit Senior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Summit Senior High School Sch Ethnicity Summit Senior 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.
0.47 0.92
Summit Senior 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.
10%
29%
Summit Senior 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.
4%
6%
Summit Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,060 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 96% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Summit City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
2
Number of Students Managed 4,060 983
Summit City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 96% 92%
Summit City School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $74 MM $20 MM
District Spending $67 MM $19 MM
Summit City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $19,429 $20,414
Summit City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,588 $19,395
Summit City 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 Devel L C New Providence (1.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is L C Johnson Summit Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Washington Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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