Belleville High School

100 Passaic Ave
Belleville, NJ 07109
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Belleville High School serves 1,397 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (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 41% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Belleville High School's student population of 1,397 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 110 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,397 students
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Total Classroom Teachers110 teachers
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School Comparison

Belleville 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 Belleville High School is 0.55, 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
#1931 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
12%
10%
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Hispanic
64%
29%
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Black
9%
15%
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White
15%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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2%
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Diversity Score
0.550.70
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Graduation Rate
85%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBelleville School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Belleville High School is Nutley High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John H. Walker Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Belleville Ps7 (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Belleville Belleville Ps7 Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 381 students
    0.2 miles
    20 Passaic Ave
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973) 532-5017
    0.2 PK-5 381
  • Belleville Belleville Ps5 Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 351 students
    0.4 miles
    149 Adelaide St
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973) 450-3450
    0.4 K-5 351
  • Belleville Belleville Ps3 Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 344 students
    0.7 miles
    230 Joralemon St
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973) 532-5013
    0.7 PK-5 344
  • Belleville Belleville Ps10 Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 171 students
    0.8 miles
    527 Belleville Ave
    Belleville, NJ 07109
    (973) 532-5010
    0.8 K-5 171
  • Nutley Lincoln School Math: 50% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 479 students
    0.8 miles
    301 Harrison St
    Nutley, NJ 07110
    (973) 661-8882
    0.8 K-6 479

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