American History High School

  • American History High School serves 445 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • American History High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • American History High School's student population of 445 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students445 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • American History High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of American History High School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1698 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
20%
26%
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Black
79%
16%
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White
n/a
46%
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Diversity Score0.340.43
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Graduation Rate85-89%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewark Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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