Bloomfield High School

  • Bloomfield High School serves 1,973 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (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 38% (which is lower 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 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Bloomfield High School's student population of 1,973 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 162 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,973 students
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Total Classroom Teachers162 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bloomfield High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bloomfield High School is 0.71, 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#1803 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
8%
10%
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Hispanic
36%
27%
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Black
30%
16%
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White
26%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Bloomfield High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.710.43
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Graduation Rate
91%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBloomfield Township School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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    0.5 miles
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    (973)429-8303
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  • Bloomfield Fairview Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 564 students
    0.7 miles
    376 Berkeley Avenue
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
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  • Bloomfield Bloomfield Technical Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12 | 483 students
    0.8 miles
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Clearly the High School has much room for improvement based on this profile.The VEST program needs a major overhaul. Special Education students are not sufficiently supported, understood or respected.Parents need to mobilize and rally around those trying to make a change.
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