Governor Livingston High School

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  • Governor Livingston High School serves 1,033 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 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Governor Livingston 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 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.
  • Governor Livingston High School operates within the Berkeley Heights School District.
  • Berkeley Heights School District's 98% graduation rate is higher than the New Jersey state average of 90%.

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School Overview

  • Governor Livingston High School's student population of 1033 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,033 students
Governor Livingston High School Total Students (1998-2016)
Gender %Governor Livingston High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
Governor Livingston High School Total Teachers (1998-2016)
Students by GradeGovernor Livingston High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Governor Livingston High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Governor Livingston High School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
40%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
Governor Livingston High School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2016)
Asian
9%
10%
Governor Livingston High School Asian Students (1998-2016)
Hispanic
12%
26%
Governor Livingston High School Black Students (1998-2016)
Black
n/a
16%
Governor Livingston High School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
76%
46%
Governor Livingston High School White Students (1998-2016)
Two or more races
3%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsGovernor Livingston High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.400.43
Governor Livingston High School Diversity Score (1998-2016)
Graduation Rate
98%
90%
Governor Livingston High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
33%
Governor Livingston High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
Governor Livingston High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Governor Livingston High School is Berkeley Heights School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Berkeley Heights School District's student population of 2,672 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 98% has increased from 96% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $17,245 in this district is less than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $17,795 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameBerkeley Heights School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    6
    2
    Number of Students Managed2,672921
    Berkeley Heights School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    62%
    40%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    68%
    50%
    District Graduation Rate
    98%
    90%
    District Total Revenue$47 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$49 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$17,245$20,569
    District Spending / Student$17,795$20,942
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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