Verona High School

151 Fairview Ave

Verona, NJ 07044-1320

Tel: (973)239-3300
Grades: 9-12

613 students

Verona 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 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Verona High School operates within the Verona School District.
The school district's 95% 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 49 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 613 students
Verona High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Verona High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Verona 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 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 12:1
Verona High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
9%
Verona High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
6%
23%
Verona High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
17%
Verona High School Black (1988-2012)
White
85%
51%
Verona High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Verona High School Sch Ethnicity Verona 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.
0.27 0.41
Verona 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.
n/a
29%
Verona High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2006)
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,208 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Verona School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 2,208 983
Verona School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 95% 92%
Verona School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $32 MM $20 MM
Verona School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $33 MM $19 MM
Verona School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,228 $20,414
Verona School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,817 $19,395
Verona 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 Cedar Grove High School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Henry B Whitehorne Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is F N Brown Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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Essex County, NJ public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.34, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Essex County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.