Governor Livingston High School

  • 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Governor Livingston High School's student population of 1,033 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
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Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Governor Livingston High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 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%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Governor Livingston 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Governor Livingston 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
9%
10%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Governor Livingston High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Governor Livingston High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Governor Livingston High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
76%
46%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Governor Livingston High School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Governor Livingston High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.400.43
This chart display the diversity score of Governor Livingston High School and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
98%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Governor Livingston High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Governor Livingston High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBerkeley Heights School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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