John P. Stevens High School

  • John P. Stevens High School serves 2,486 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is higher 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 77% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • John P. Stevens High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

Top Placements

John P. Stevens High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • John P. Stevens High School's student population of 2,486 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 141 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,486 students
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Total Classroom Teachers141 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John P. Stevens High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 18:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John P. Stevens 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)#465 out of 2234 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:112:1
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Asian
76%
10%
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Hispanic
3%
28%
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Black
7%
15%
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White
14%
44%
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Diversity Score0.400.70
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Graduation Rate
96%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEdison Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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