Bayonne High School

669 Avenue A
Bayonne, NJ 07002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Bayonne High School serves 2,668 students in grades 9-12.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (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.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

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 2,668 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 184 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,668 students
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Total Classroom Teachers184 teachers
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School Comparison

Bayonne 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 Bayonne High School is 0.67, 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
#1466 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
8%
10%
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Hispanic
39%
29%
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Black
10%
15%
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White
41%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.670.70
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Graduation Rate
92%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBayonne School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bayonne High School is Bayonne Academy (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Midtown Community School #8 (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bayonne Midtown Community School #8 Math: 35% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,179 student
    0.4 miles
    550 Avenue A
    Bayonne, NJ 07002
    (201) 858-5984
    0.4 PK-8 1,179
  • Bayonne Washington Community School #9 Math: 44% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 684 students
    0.5 miles
    191 Avenue B
    Bayonne, NJ 07002
    (201) 858-5990
    0.5 PK-8 684
  • Bayonne Lincoln Community School #5 Math: 29% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 465 students
    0.8 miles
    208 Prospect Avenue
    Bayonne, NJ 07002
    (201) 858-5973
    0.8 PK-8 465
  • Bayonne Walter F. Robinson Community School Math: 45% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 777 students
    0.8 miles
    95 West 31st Street
    Bayonne, NJ 07002
    (201) 858-5964
    0.8 PK-8 777
  • Bayonne Woodrow Wilson Community School Math: 42% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 700 students
    0.8 miles
    101 West 56th Street
    Bayonne, NJ 07002
    (201) 858-5996
    0.8 PK-8 700

School Reviews

5  
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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