Camden High School

1700 Park Boulevard

Camden, NJ 08103
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (856)966-5100
  • Camden High School serves 689 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤1% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 3% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • 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 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Camden High School operates within the Camden City School District.
  • Camden City School District's 70% graduation rate is lower than the New Jersey state average of 90%.

School Overview

  • Camden High School's student population of 689 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 45% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students689 students
Camden High School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %Camden High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Camden High School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeCamden High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Camden High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Camden High School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤1%
40%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
Camden High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
n/a
10%
Camden High School Asian Students (1988-2000)
Hispanic
29%
26%
Camden High School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
71%
16%
Camden High School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
n/a
46%
Camden High School White Students (1991-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsCamden High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.420.69
Camden High School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate
61%
90%
Camden High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
33%
Camden High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Camden High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Camden High School is Camden City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Camden City School District's student population of 9,289 students has decreased by 26% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 70% has increased from 57% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $30,615 is higher than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $31,300 is higher than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    School District NameCamden City School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    24
    2
    Number of Students Managed9,289921
    Camden City School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    6%
    40%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    11%
    50%
    District Graduation Rate
    70%
    90%
    District Total Revenue$386 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$395 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$30,615$20,569
    District Spending / Student$31,300$20,942
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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