Elizabeth High School

  • Elizabeth High School serves 1,068 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (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 72% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Elizabeth 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 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Elizabeth High School's student population of 1,068 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,068 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Elizabeth High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,234 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Elizabeth High School is 0.46, 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 School Rank (16-17)#890 out of 2234 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
72%
28%
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Black
11%
15%
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White
12%
44%
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Diversity Score0.460.70
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Graduation Rate≥99%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElizabeth School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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