450 Erial Road
Blackwood, NJ 08012
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Highland Regional High School serves 1,227 students in grades 9-12.
Highland Regional 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Highland Regional High School's student population of 1,227 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,227 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
97 teachers
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School Rankings

Highland Regional High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Highland Regional 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 Data
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State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1616 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
7%
10%
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Hispanic
10%
29%
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Black
28%
15%
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White
55%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Graduation Rate
88%
90%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,227 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Btm 50% in NJ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Top 30%)

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