New Providence High School

  • New Providence High School serves 660 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • New Providence High School operates within the New Providence Board Of Education School District.
  • New Providence Board Of Education School District's 96% graduation rate is higher than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 660 students has grown by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 660 students
New Providence High School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender % New Providence High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
New Providence High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade New Providence High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
New Providence High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
14%
10%
New Providence High School Asian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
9%
25%
New Providence High School Black Students (1989-2015)
Black
1%
16%
New Providence High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
76%
48%
New Providence High School White Students (1989-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
New Providence High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.40 0.42
New Providence High School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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New Providence High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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New Providence High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • New Providence Board Of Education School District's student population of 2,346 students has grown by 24% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 96% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,241 in this district is less than the state average of $21,792. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,709 is less than the state average of $20,672. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name New Providence Board Of Education School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 2,346 954
New Providence Board Of Education School District Students Managed (1989-2015)
Graduation Rate 96% 94%
New Providence Board Of Education School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $21 MM
New Providence Board Of Education School District District Total Revenue (1992-2015)
District Spending $38 MM $20 MM
New Providence Board Of Education School District District Spending (1992-2015)
District Revenue / Student $17,241 $21,792
New Providence Board Of Education School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2015)
District Spending / Student $16,709 $20,672
New Providence Board Of Education School District District Spending / Student (1990-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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