New Providence High School

  • New Providence High School serves 677 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45% (which is higher 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 56% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • New Providence High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

School Overview

  • New Providence High School's student population of 677 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students677 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • New Providence High School is ranked within the top 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 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of New Providence High School is 0.38, which is less 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)
45%
40%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
15%
10%
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Hispanic
7%
26%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
77%
46%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in New Providence High School and the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in New Jersey by year.NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.380.43
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Graduation Rate90-94%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Providence Board Of Education School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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