Camden High School

  • 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.

School Overview

  • Camden High School's student population of 689 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 40% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students689 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Camden 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 15:1 has increased from 10:1 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 0.43. 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#2235 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤1%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
3%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
29%
26%
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Black
71%
16%
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White
n/a
46%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Camden High School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
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Diversity Score0.420.43
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Graduation Rate
61%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Camden High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Camden 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 NameCamden City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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