669 Avenue A
Bayonne, NJ 07002
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Bayonne High School serves 2,490 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,490 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Btm 50% in NJ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Bayonne High School's student population of 2,490 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 195 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
195 teachers
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School Rankings

Bayonne High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bayonne High School is 0.68, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1368 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
10%
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Hispanic
39%
31%
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Black
12%
15%
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White
40%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Graduation Rate
91%
90%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   9/20/2013
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.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - cjoyj

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,490 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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