Camden High School

1875 Park Boulevard
Camden, NJ 08103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Camden High School serves 423 students in grades 9-12.
Camden 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 2% (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 5% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Camden High School's student population of 423 students has declined by 38% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students423 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

Camden 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 Camden High School is 0.41, 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
#2234 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
2%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
5%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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10%
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Hispanic
25%
29%
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Black
73%
15%
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White
2%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
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2%
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Diversity Score
0.410.70
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Graduation Rate
62%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCamden City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Camden High School is Camden Big Picture Learning Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Forest Hill School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Camden Forest Hill School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 286 students
    0.1 miles
    1625 Wildwood Avenue
    Camden, NJ 08103
    (856) 966-8930
    0.1 K-5 286
  • Camden Early Childhood Development Center
    Grades: PK-K | 405 students
    0.4 miles
    1602 Pine Street
    Camden, NJ 08103
    (856) 966-4171
    0.4 PK-K 405
  • Camden Camden Big Picture Learning Academy Math: 3% | Reading: 9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 249 students
    0.5 miles
    1725 Park Boulevard
    Camden, NJ 08103
    (856) 966-5122
    0.5 6-12 249
  • Camden Catapult Academy Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 72 students
    0.6 miles
    311 Blanding Blvd
    Camden, NJ 08103
    (231) 232-2222
    0.6 6-12 72
  • Camden Camden Virtua Excel Alternative School
    Grades: 5-9 | 8 students
    0.7 miles
    1000 Atlantic Avenue
    Camden, NJ 08104
    (856) 541-9212
    0.7 5-9 8

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