Bard Early College High School

321 Bergen Street
Newark, NJ 07103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Bard Early College High School serves 355 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Bard Early College 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Bard Early College High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Bard Early College High School's student population of 355 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students355 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Bard Early College High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bard Early College High School is 0.51, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1448 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
33%
29%
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Black
62%
15%
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White
3%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.510.70
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewark Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bard Early College High School is Peoples Preparatory Charter School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Camden Street Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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