Atlantic City High School

  • Atlantic City High School serves 1,861 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 13% (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 23% (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 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Atlantic City High School's student population of 1,861 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 154 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,861 students
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Total Classroom Teachers154 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Atlantic City High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Atlantic City High School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. 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#1970 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
20%
10%
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Hispanic
37%
27%
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Black
29%
16%
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White
14%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Atlantic City High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.730.44
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Graduation Rate
81%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAtlantic City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Atlantic City Chelsea Heights School
    Grades: PK-8 | 380 students
    1.1 miles
    4101 Filbert Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609)343-7272
    1.1 PK-8 380
  • Atlantic City Richmond Avenue School
    Grades: PK-8 | 663 students
    1.6 miles
    4115 Ventnor Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609)343-7250
    1.6 PK-8 663
  • Atlantic City Sovereign Avenue School
    Grades: PK-8 | 756 students
    1.6 miles
    3205 Arctic Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609)343-7260
    1.6 PK-8 756
  • Atlantic City Venice Park School
    Grades: PK | 80 students
    1.6 miles
    1601 N Penrose Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609)343-7270
    1.6 PK 80
  • Atlantic City Brighton Avenue School
    Grades: PK-5 | 355 students
    1.7 miles
    30 N. Brighton Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609)343-3150
    1.7 PK-5 355

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