Edison High School

  • Edison High School serves 1,949 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 51% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Edison High School's student population of 1,949 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 158 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,949 students
This chart display total students of Edison High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Edison High School
Total Classroom Teachers158 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Edison High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Edison High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Edison High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Edison High School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1618 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Edison High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Edison High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Edison High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
36%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Edison High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
20%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Edison High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
14%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Edison High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
30%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Edison High School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Edison High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.730.44
This chart display the diversity score of Edison High School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Edison High School and public school graduation rate of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Edison High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Edison High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEdison Township School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Edison High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
With changing state and national educational standards, will your child's public school have the ability to meet these requirements? Learn about the problems with public school performance and how parents can get involved.
Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of public school vouchers as they pertain to the education of students with disabilities.
Every child learns differently and it’s a teacher’s job to meet students where they are and guide them through the learning process. Scaffolding is a teaching tool that helps students develop critical thinking skills and the ability to learn independently.