Chatham High School

  • Chatham High School serves 1,202 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher 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 78% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Chatham High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) 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 14% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

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School Overview

  • Chatham High School's student population of 1,202 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 103 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,202 students
Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers

School Comparison

  • Chatham High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Chatham High School is 0.25, 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)
Overall School Rank#445 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
40%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
Asian
9%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Chatham High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
26%
Black
1%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Chatham High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
86%
46%
Diversity Score0.250.69
Graduation Rate
98%
90%
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
33%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThe Of The Chathams School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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