Chatham High School

255 Lafayette Avenue
Chatham, NJ 07928
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Chatham High School serves 1,275 students in grades 9-12.
Chatham High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (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 77% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Chatham High School's student population of 1,275 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 108 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,275 students
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Total Classroom Teachers108 teachers
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School Comparison

Chatham High School is ranked within the top 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 Chatham High School is 0.30, 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
#979 out of 2239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
10%
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Hispanic
4%
29%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
83%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.300.70
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchool District Of The Chathams School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Chatham High School is Passaic Arts And Science Charter School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chatham Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lafayette Avenue School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chatham Lafayette Avenue School Math: 78% | Reading: 86%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 4-5 | 696 students
    0.1 miles
    221 Lafayette Avenue
    Chatham, NJ 07928
    (973) 457-2507
    0.1 4-5 696
  • Chatham Southern Boulevard School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-3 | 499 students
    0.7 miles
    192 Southern Boulevard
    Chatham, NJ 07928
    (973) 457-2509
    0.7 PK-3 499
  • Chatham Washington Avenue School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-3 | 377 students
    0.7 miles
    102 Washington Avenue
    Chatham, NJ 07928
    (973) 457-2510
    0.7 PK-3 377
  • Chatham Chatham Middle School Math: 75% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,038 student
    1.0 miles
    480 Main Street
    Chatham, NJ 07928
    (973) 457-2506
    1 6-8 1,038
  • Madison Kings Road School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 308 students
    1.2 miles
    215 Kings Road
    Madison, NJ 07940
    (973) 593-3178
    1.2 K-5 308

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