Washington Township High School

519 Hurffville Crosskeys Rd,

Sewell, NJ, 08080-2700

Tel: (856)589-8500
Grades: 9-12

2,615 students

Washington Township High School serves 2,615 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
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 2615 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 219 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,615 students
Washington Township High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % n/a / n/a
Total Classroom Teachers 219 teachers
Washington Township High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Washington 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 0.31 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
Washington Township High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
9%
Washington Township High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
2%
23%
Washington Township High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
7%
17%
Washington Township High School Black (1988-2012)
White
83%
51%
Washington Township High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Washington Township High School Sch Ethnicity Washington 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.
0.31 0.92
Washington 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.
10%
29%
Washington 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.
4%
6%
Washington Township High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,039 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Washington Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 8,039 983
Washington Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 94% 92%
Washington Township School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $146 MM $20 MM
District Spending $137 MM $19 MM
Washington Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,778 $20,414
Washington Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,665 $19,395
Washington 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 Pitman High School (2.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Chestnut Ridge Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thomas Jefferson Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Turnersville Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
    95 Altair Dr
    Turnersville , NJ , 08012
    (856)589-8248
    0.8  mi  |  451  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • Turnersville Bells Elementary School
    227 Greentree Rd
    Turnersville , NJ , 08012
    (856)589-8441
    1.2  mi  |  563  students  |  Gr.  1-5
  • Sewell Chestnut Ridge Middle School
    641 Hurffville Crosskeys Rd
    Sewell , NJ , 08080
    (856)582-3535
    1.3  mi  |  642  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Sewell Orchard Valley Middle School
    238 Pitman Downer Rd
    Sewell , NJ , 08080
    (856)582-5353
    1.4  mi  |  607  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Turnersville Birches Elementary School
    416 Westminster Blvd
    Turnersville , NJ , 08012
    (856)232-1290
    1.5  mi  |  482  students  |  Gr.  1-5

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Did You Know?
Sewell, 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 in Sewell is Bankbridge Regional School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.