Wayne Valley High School

551 Valley Rd,

Wayne, NJ, 07470-3525

Tel: (973)633-3066
Grades: 9-12

1,489 students

Wayne Valley High School serves 1,489 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Wayne Valley High School operates within the Wayne Township School District.
The school district's 96% graduation rate is higher than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 1489 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 124 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,489 students
Wayne Valley High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 124 teachers
Wayne Valley High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Wayne Valley 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 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 12:1
Wayne Valley High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
9%
Wayne Valley High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
7%
23%
Wayne Valley High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
1%
17%
Wayne Valley High School Black (1988-2012)
White
84%
51%
Wayne Valley High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wayne Valley High School Sch Ethnicity Wayne Valley 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.
0.29 0.66
Wayne Valley 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.
6%
29%
Wayne Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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.
2%
6%
Wayne Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,560 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 96% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Wayne Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
2
Number of Students Managed 8,560 919
Graduation Rate 96% 92%
Wayne Township School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $143 MM $20 MM
Wayne Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $143 MM $19 MM
Wayne Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,366 $20,414
Wayne Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,372 $19,395
Wayne 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 Passaic Co Technical Institute High School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Anthony Wayne Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fallon Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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