Bridgeton High School

  • Bridgeton High School serves 1,316 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 9% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 26% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

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School Overview

  • Bridgeton High School's student population of 1,316 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 108 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,316 students
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Total Classroom Teachers108 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Bridgeton High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Bridgeton High School is 0.52, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#2077 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
63%
26%
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Black
29%
16%
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White
7%
46%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.520.43
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Graduation Rate
79%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBridgeton City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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