Mahwah High School

  • Mahwah High School serves 932 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (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 69% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Mahwah High School's student population of 932 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students932 students
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Total Classroom Teachers94 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mahwah High School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mahwah High School is 0.39, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#580 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mahwah 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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Asian
10%
10%
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Hispanic
8%
27%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
77%
45%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mahwah High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.390.70
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Graduation Rate
97%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mahwah High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMahwah Township Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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