Montgomery High School

  • Montgomery High School serves 1,687 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 78% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Montgomery 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 10%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.
  • Montgomery High School operates within the Montgomery Township School District.
  • Montgomery Township School District's 97% graduation rate is higher than the New Jersey state average of 90%.

Top Placements

Montgomery High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Montgomery High School's student population of 1687 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 124 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,687 students
Montgomery High School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %Montgomery High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers124 teachers
Montgomery High School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeMontgomery High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Montgomery High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Montgomery High School is 0.56, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
40%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
Montgomery High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
39%
10%
Montgomery High School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
4%
26%
Montgomery High School Black Students (1995-2016)
Black
3%
16%
Montgomery High School Black Students (1991-2016)
White
54%
46%
Montgomery High School White Students (1988-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsMontgomery High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.560.43
Montgomery High School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate
97%
90%
Montgomery High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
33%
Montgomery High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
Montgomery High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Montgomery High School is Montgomery Township School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Montgomery Township School District's student population of 4,766 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 97% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $18,559 in this district is less than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $16,431 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    School District NameMontgomery Township School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    5
    2
    Number of Students Managed4,766921
    Montgomery Township School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    70%
    40%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    76%
    50%
    District Graduation Rate
    97%
    90%
    District Total Revenue$91 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$80 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$18,559$20,569
    District Spending / Student$16,431$20,942
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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