Vernon Township High School

1834 Route 565,

Vernon, NJ, 07462-0800

Tel: (973)764-2960
Grades: 9-12

1,292 students

Vernon Township High School serves 1,292 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Vernon Township High School operates within the Vernon Township School District.
The school district's 92% graduation rate is equal to the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 1292 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 107 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,292 students
Vernon Township High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 107 teachers
Vernon Township High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Vernon Township 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 0.17 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
Vernon Township High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
9%
Vernon Township High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
6%
23%
Vernon Township High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
1%
17%
Vernon Township High School Black (1988-2012)
White
91%
51%
Vernon Township High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Vernon Township High School Sch Ethnicity Vernon 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.
0.17 0.92
Vernon 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.
9%
29%
Vernon 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.
5%
6%
Vernon Township High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,809 students has decreased by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Vernon Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 3,809 931
Vernon Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 92% 92%
Vernon Township School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $76 MM n/a
Vernon Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $76 MM n/a
Vernon Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,152 $0
Vernon Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,086 $0
Vernon 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 Warwick Valley High School (5.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lounsberry Hollow Middle School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rolling Hills Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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