Morristown High School

  • Morristown High School serves 1,828 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20% (which is lower 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 33% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Morristown High School's student population of 1,828 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 126 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,828 students
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Total Classroom Teachers126 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Morristown High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Morristown High School is 0.59, 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#1995 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
32%
27%
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Black
9%
16%
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White
55%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Morristown High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.590.70
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Graduation Rate
87%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Morristown 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 NameMORRIS SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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  • Morristown Sussex Avenue School
    Grades: 3-5 | 312 students
    0.5 miles
    125 Sussex Avenue
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  • Morristown Unity Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 234 students
    0.9 miles
    1 Evergreen Place, Suite A
    Morristown, NJ 07960
    (973)292-1808
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  • Morristown Hillcrest School
    Grades: PK-2 | 297 students
    1.0 miles
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    Morristown, NJ 07960
    (973)292-2240
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