Newark Technical High School

  • Newark Technical High School serves 758 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (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 52% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Newark Technical 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 top 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.

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School Overview

  • Newark Technical High School's student population of 758 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeVocational school
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students758 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Newark Technical 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 increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Newark Technical High School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1555 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
40%
26%
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Black
60%
16%
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White
n/a
46%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.480.69
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Graduation Rate≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEssex County Vocational Technical s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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