Washington Township High School

519 Hurffville Crosskeys Rd

Sewell, NJ 08080-2700

Grades: 9-12

2,520 students

Washington Township High School serves 2,520 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Washington Township High School operates within the Washington Township School District.
The school district's 94% graduation rate is higher than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 2520 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 196 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,520 students
Washington Township High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % n/a / n/a
Total Classroom Teachers 196 teachers
Washington Township High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Washington Township High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
Washington Township High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
5%
9%
Washington Township High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
2%
24%
Washington Township High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
9%
17%
Washington Township High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
83%
49%
Washington Township High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Washington Township High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.30 0.42
Washington Township High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
12%
31%
Washington Township High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
3%
6%
Washington Township High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,935 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,778 is less than the state average of $20,414. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
The district spending/student of $15,665 is less than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Washington Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 7,935 922
Washington Township School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 94% 92%
Washington Township School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $146 MM $20 MM
Washington Township School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $137 MM $19 MM
Washington Township School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,778 $20,414
Washington Township School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,665 $19,395
Washington Township School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pitman High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chestnut Ridge Midle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thomas Hefferson Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BlackwoodThomas Hefferson Elementary School
    95 Altair Dr
    BlackwoodNJ 08012
    (856)589-8248
    0.8 mi | Gr. 1-5 | 436 students                      
  • BlackwoodBells Elementary School
    227 Greentree Rd
    BlackwoodNJ 08012
    (856)589-8441
    1.2 mi | Gr. 1-5 | 555 students                      
  • SewellChestnut Ridge Midle School
    641 Hurffville Crosskeys Rd
    SewellNJ 08080
    (856)582-3535
    1.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 613 students                      
  • SewellOrchard Valley Middle School
    238 Pitman Downer Rd
    SewellNJ 08080
    (856)582-5353
    1.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 610 students                      
  • BlackwoodBirches Elementary School
    416 Westminster Blvd
    BlackwoodNJ 08012
    (856)232-1290
    1.5 mi | Gr. 1-5 | 496 students                      

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