Atlantic County High School

Atlantic County High School serves 149 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Atlantic County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Atlantic County High School's student population of 149 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students149 students
This chart display total students of Atlantic County High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Atlantic County High School
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Atlantic County High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Atlantic County High School by grade.

School Comparison

The diversity score of Atlantic County High School is 0.71, which is more 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Student : Teacher Ratio6:112:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Atlantic County High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
9%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Atlantic County High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
23%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Atlantic County High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
24%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Atlantic County High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
42%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Atlantic County High School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Atlantic County High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Atlantic County High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score
0.710.70
This chart display the diversity score of Atlantic County High School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(10-11)
≤20%
86%
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Atlantic County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Atlantic County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAtlantic County Special Services School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Atlantic County High School is Atlantic County Alternative High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Atlantic County Elementary And Middle Schools (0.0 miles away)
Show me:

School Reviews

Review Atlantic County High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Jay McDowell, a public school teacher in Howell, evicted a student for making anti-homosexual comments, but now the instructor faces suspension. Learn about the national controversy that involves this local Michigan teacher.
A six-year old in Aurora, Colorado, was suspended after singing an LMFAO song to a little girl in his class and reportedly “shaking his booty.” We look at the case and the sexual harassment problem in public schools today.
After playing rapper Macklemore's "Same Love" pro-gay rights rap song in class, a Michigan teacher was suspended with no pay. We explore the controversy.