Arts High School

  • Arts High School serves 703 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Arts High School's student population of 703 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students703 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Arts High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Arts High School is 0.53, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1698 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
33%
27%
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Black
60%
16%
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White
7%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Arts High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.530.43
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Graduation Rate90-94%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewark Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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