Belleville High School

100 Passaic Ave
Belleville, NJ 07109
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Belleville High School serves 1,444 students in grades 9-12.
Belleville 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,444 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 30% in NJ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Belleville High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

Category
Attribute
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School Overview

Belleville High School's student population of 1,444 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 111 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,444 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
111 teachers
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School Rankings

Belleville High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Belleville High School is 0.47, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1322 out of 2183 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
10%
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Hispanic
71%
32%
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Black
8%
15%
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White
12%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Graduation Rate
94%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Belleville High School's ranking?
Belleville High School is ranked #1322 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Belleville High School often compared to?
Belleville High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Nutley High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 48% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Belleville High School?
The graduation rate of Belleville High School is 94%, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 88%.
How many students attend Belleville High School?
1,444 students attend Belleville High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of Belleville High School students are Hispanic, 12% of students are White, 8% of students are Asian, 8% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Belleville High School?
Belleville High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Belleville High School offer ?
Belleville High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Belleville High School part of?
Belleville High School is part of Belleville Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,444 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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