Hawthorne High School

  • Hawthorne High School serves 664 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (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 44% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Hawthorne 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 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 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

School Overview

  • Hawthorne High School's student population of 664 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students664 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hawthorne High School is ranked within the bottom 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 decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hawthorne High School is 0.45, which is more 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)
Overall School Rank#1720 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hawthorne 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)
44%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hawthorne 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
1%
10%
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Hispanic
27%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Hawthorne High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
3%
16%
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White
69%
46%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hawthorne High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.450.43
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Graduation Rate90-94%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Hawthorne 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 Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Hawthorne High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHawthorne Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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