Bayonne High School

  • Bayonne High School serves 2,405 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 54% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Bayonne 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Bayonne High School's student population of 2,405 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 221 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers221 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bayonne High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bayonne High School is 0.66, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank
51%
29%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
7%
10%
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Hispanic
37%
26%
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Black
11%
16%
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White
44%
46%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bayonne High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.660.43
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Graduation Rate
86%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bayonne High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBayonne School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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I attended Bayonne High School grades 9 through 11. My senior year, my family moved to Governors Island, New York. I attended Curtis high school and graduated from there. However, my years at Bayonne High School were invaluable. I learned so much and my education has served me well throughout the years. My education afforded me the opportunity to be gainfully employed throughout my working years. I am well versed in art, literature, language and business, thanks to all the great teachers at BHS. I was blessed to have attended this school.
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