Governor Livingston High School

  • Governor Livingston High School serves 1,024 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 49% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Governor Livingston High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than 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 56%.

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School Overview

  • Governor Livingston High School's student population of 1,024 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 91 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,024 students
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Total Classroom Teachers91 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Governor Livingston High School is ranked within the bottom 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 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 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 0.70. 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)#1355 out of 2234 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
41%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
8%
10%
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Hispanic
12%
28%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
76%
44%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.400.70
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Graduation Rate
97%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
33%
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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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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