Hackensack High School

  • Hackensack High School serves 1,898 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (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 58% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hackensack 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 top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Hackensack High School's student population of 1,898 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 136 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,898 students
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Total Classroom Teachers136 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hackensack 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 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hackensack High School is 0.61, 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)#1470 out of 2234 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
56%
28%
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Black
23%
15%
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White
16%
44%
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Diversity Score0.610.70
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Graduation Rate
92%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHackensack School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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    Grades: PK-4 | 594 students
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