Academy For Performing Arts

50 Knoll Drive
Rockaway, NJ 07866
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 155 students in grades 9-12, Academy For Performing Arts ranks in the top 20% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 26%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%).
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 155 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • : Top 20% in NJ
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Academy For Performing Arts ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Academy For Performing Arts's student population of 155 students has grown by 355% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
155 students
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School Rankings

Academy For Performing Arts ranks within the top 20% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Academy For Performing Arts is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (NJ)
#412 out of 2183 schools
(Top 20%)
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35-39%
26%
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60-69%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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11:1
American Indian
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Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
10%
32%
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Black
5%
15%
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White
75%
40%
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Hawaiian
1%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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0.43
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Academy For Performing Arts's ranking?
Academy For Performing Arts is ranked #412 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 60-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Academy For Performing Arts?
155 students attend Academy For Performing Arts.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Academy For Performing Arts students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Black, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What grades does Academy For Performing Arts offer ?
Academy For Performing Arts offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Academy For Performing Arts part of?
Academy For Performing Arts is part of Morris County Vocational School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 155 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 35-39% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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