John P. Stevens High School

Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
John P. Stevens High School serves 2,486 students in grades 9-12.
John P. Stevens High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 141 teachers has declined by 9% 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 20% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of John P. Stevens High School is 0.42, 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 Testing Rank
#386 out of 2239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
75%
10%
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Hispanic
4%
29%
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Black
7%
15%
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White
13%
44%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.420.70
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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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to John P. Stevens High School is Metuchen High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John Adams Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is James Madison Intermediate School (0.3 miles away)
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