809 Oxford Street
Belvidere, NJ 07823
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Belvidere High School serves 458 students in grades 9-12.
Belvidere 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Belvidere High School's student population of 458 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
458 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Belvidere 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 Belvidere High School is 0.24, 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 Data
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State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1484 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
7%
29%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
87%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 458 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 30% in NJ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Btm 50%)

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