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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • New Providence High School operates within the New Providence Board Of Education School District.
  • New Providence Board Of Education School District's 90-94% graduation rate is higher than the New Jersey state average of 90%.

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
New Providence High School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %New Providence High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
New Providence High School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeNew Providence High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • New Providence High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 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
New Providence High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
15%
10%
New Providence High School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
7%
26%
New Providence High School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
1%
16%
New Providence High School Black Students (1990-2016)
White
77%
46%
New Providence High School White Students (1988-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsNew Providence High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.380.43
New Providence High School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate90-94%
90%
New Providence High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
33%
New Providence High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
New Providence High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of New Providence High School is New Providence Board Of Education School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • New Providence Board Of Education School District's student population of 2,387 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 90-94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $16,060 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 $15,925 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameNew Providence Board Of Education School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    4
    2
    Number of Students Managed2,387921
    New Providence Board Of Education School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    66%
    40%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    73%
    50%
    District Graduation Rate90-94%
    90%
    District Total Revenue$36 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$36 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$16,060$20,569
    District Spending / Student$15,925$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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