Colonia High School

East Street
Colonia, NJ 07067
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Colonia High School serves 1,344 students in grades 9-12.
Colonia High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is equal to the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,344 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10% in NJ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Colonia High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Colonia High School's student population of 1,344 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 118 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,344 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
118 teachers
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School Rankings

Colonia High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Colonia High School is 0.71, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#913 out of 2183 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
18%
10%
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Hispanic
22%
32%
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Black
14%
15%
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White
44%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.71
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Graduation Rate
96%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Colonia High School's ranking?
Colonia High School is ranked #913 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Colonia High School?
The graduation rate of Colonia High School is 96%, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 88%.
How many students attend Colonia High School?
1,344 students attend Colonia High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
44% of Colonia High School students are White, 22% of students are Hispanic, 18% of students are Asian, 14% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Colonia High School?
Colonia High School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Colonia High School offer ?
Colonia High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Colonia High School part of?
Colonia High School is part of Woodbridge Township School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,344 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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