North Bergen High School

  • North Bergen High School serves 2,452 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 6% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • North Bergen High School's student population of 2,452 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 163 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,452 students
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Total Classroom Teachers163 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Bergen High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Bergen High School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1929 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
87%
27%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
10%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in North Bergen High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.230.44
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Graduation Rate
85%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Bergen High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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School District NameNorth Bergen School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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