Bergenfield High School

80 S Prospect Ave
Bergenfield, NJ 07621
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Bergenfield High School serves 1,174 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (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 61% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Bergenfield 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 2017-18 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 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Bergenfield High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Bergenfield High School's student population of 1,174 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,174 students
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Total Classroom Teachers99 teachers
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School Comparison

Bergenfield 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 Bergenfield High School is 0.66, 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
#1356 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
28%
10%
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Hispanic
50%
29%
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Black
9%
15%
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White
11%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.660.70
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Graduation Rate
97%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBergenfield Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bergenfield High School is Dumont High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Roy W. Brown Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Franklin Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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