Chatham High School

255 Lafayette Avenue

Chatham, NJ 07928

Tel: (973)457-2505
  • Chatham High School serves 1,190 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Chatham High School operates within the The Of The Chathams School District.
  • The Of The Chathams School District's 98% graduation rate is higher than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1190 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 96 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,190 students
Chatham High School Total Students (1990-2015)
Gender %Chatham High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers96 teachers
Chatham High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by GradeChatham High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
Chatham High School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2015)
Asian
9%
10%
Chatham High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
4%
25%
Chatham High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
1%
16%
Chatham High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
86%
48%
Chatham High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Chatham High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic GroupsChatham High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.250.68
Chatham High School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
31%
Chatham High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Chatham High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

  • The Of The Chathams School District's student population of 4,111 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 98% has decreased from 100% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $16,733 in this district is less than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,428 is less than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District NameThe Of The Chathams School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed4,111954
The Of The Chathams School District Students Managed (1992-2014)
Graduation Rate98%94%
The Of The Chathams School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue$69 MM$20 MM
The Of The Chathams School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending$68 MM$20 MM
The Of The Chathams School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student$16,733$21,422
The Of The Chathams School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student$16,428$21,053
The Of The Chathams School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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