Bridgeton High School

  • Bridgeton High School serves 1,374 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (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 23% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Bridgeton 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 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 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Bridgeton High School's student population of 1,374 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 113 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers113 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bridgeton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,234 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bridgeton High School is 0.46, 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 School Rank (16-17)#2127 out of 2234 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
69%
28%
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Black
25%
15%
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White
5%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.460.70
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Graduation Rate
73%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bridgeton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBridgeton City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bridgeton West Avenue School
    Grades: K-8 | 723 students
    0.1 miles
    51 North West Avenue
    Bridgeton, NJ 08302
    (856)455-8030
    0.1 K-8 723
  • Bridgeton Broad Street School
    Grades: K-8 | 945 students
    0.5 miles
    251 West Broad Street
    Bridgeton, NJ 08302
    (856)455-8030
    0.5 K-8 945
  • Bridgeton Quarter Mile Lane School
    Grades: PK-8 | 733 students
    1.0 miles
    300 Quarter Mile Lane
    Bridgeton, NJ 08302
    (856)455-8030
    1.0 PK-8 733
  • Bridgeton Indian Ave School
    Grades: K-8 | 645 students
    1.5 miles
    399 Indian Avenue
    Bridgeton, NJ 08302
    (856)455-8030
    1.5 K-8 645
  • Bridgeton Hopewell Crest
    Grades: K-8 | 479 students
    1.6 miles
    122 Sewall Road
    Bridgeton, NJ 08302
    (856)451-9203
    1.6 K-8 479

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