Arthur P Schalick High School
Arthur P Schalick High School serves 551 students in grades 9-12.
Arthur P Schalick 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).
Arthur P Schalick High School's student population of 551 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Arthur P Schalick High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Arthur P Schalick High School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1677 out of 2221 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education
I feel administration caters only to those parents who have "power" and "influence" meaning who knows someone in higher circles. The administration is also UNFAIR. They have different law for different people. My younger son was in a fight which he did not even start, and even though a teacher vouched for him, he got suspended for 5 days only because he defended himself - "zero tolerance" - in other words UNFAIR policy. It seems that according to administration he was supposed to just get beat up. The only fair guy I ever dealt with there is Mr. Clarke. Also, the guidance does not help as promised. They offer tutoring but the teachers are done 3pm. If you kid has no transportation, oh well, I guess you can't go to be tutored. We both work till 5pm, so no one could really help our daughter get any of tutoring at all. I am also discouraged by implementation of IEPs and/or 504 plans. The school does not honor No Child Left Behind Act. The administration is very cold and unfriendly. They will not reason with you. It is done deal once they make up their decision. I am very bitter. The teachers my kids had and have were always great with the exception of a few, but that seemed to be a personality issue more than a professional issue...overall, I loved Olivet School and PTMS. Sad to say WE HATE SCHALICK.
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