John P. Stevens High School

  • John P. Stevens High School serves 2,242 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 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

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 2,242 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 155 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,242 students
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Total Classroom Teachers155 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John P. Stevens High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John P. Stevens 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
15%
29%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
72%
10%
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Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
8%
16%
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White
17%
46%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in John P. Stevens 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 Rate
98%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEdison Township School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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