Bergenfield High School

  • Bergenfield High School serves 1,190 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Bergenfield High School's student population of 1,190 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 96 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,190 students
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Total Classroom Teachers96 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bergenfield High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bergenfield High School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#989 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Bergenfield High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bergenfield High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
30%
10%
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Hispanic
49%
27%
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Black
9%
16%
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White
11%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bergenfield High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.660.43
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Graduation Rate
97%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bergenfield High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBergenfield Borough School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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