Fort Lee High School

  • Fort Lee High School serves 953 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Fort Lee High School's student population of 953 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students953 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fort Lee High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fort Lee High School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#1103 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
41%
10%
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Hispanic
23%
27%
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Black
5%
16%
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White
31%
45%
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Diversity Score0.69n/a
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Graduation Rate
97%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Lee School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Fort Lee School No. 3
    Grades: K-6 | 555 students
    0.4 miles
    2405 Second Street
    Fort Lee, NJ 07024
    (201)585-4640
    0.4 K-6 555
  • Fort Lee School No. 1
    Grades: K-6 | 678 students
    0.6 miles
    250 Hoym Street
    Fort Lee, NJ 07024
    (201)585-4620
    0.6 K-6 678
  • Fort Lee School No. 2
    Grades: PK-6 | 479 students
    0.7 miles
    2047 Jones Road
    Fort Lee, NJ 07024
    (201)585-4630
    0.7 PK-6 479
  • Edgewater George Washington School
    Grades: PK-2 | 495 students
    1.1 miles
    801 Undercliff Ave
    Edgewater, NJ 07020
    (201)945-4106
    1.1 PK-2 495
  • Leonia Leonia Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 515 students
    1.1 miles
    500 Broad Avenue
    Leonia, NJ 07605
    (201)302-5200
    1.1 6-8 515

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