Neptune High School

3.00 5 1 (3 reviews)
55 Neptune Boulevard

Neptune, NJ 07753
(School attendance zone shown in map)

  • Neptune High School serves 1,404 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10% (which is lower 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 26% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Neptune High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) 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 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

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School Overview

  • Neptune High School's student population of 1,404 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 101 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,404 students
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Total Classroom Teachers101 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Neptune High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Neptune High School is 0.64, 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)
10%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
17%
26%
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Black
52%
16%
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White
26%
46%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.640.43
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Graduation Rate
84%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNeptune Township School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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  3.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
2  
very bias school with a few teachers that need to be replaced because they are not acting mature enough to teach all the students in a proper manner and find sport in picking on some in stead of helping same,childish
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2  
teachers for the most part dont care about students, need to be re-trained ,thank you
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5  
The amount of opportunities is great for all students here. The teachers are helpful and kind. We have a state-of-the-art building, including our sports facility and a new indoor pool. Our parents all work together through the Red and Black Booster Club.
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