Rutherford High School

  • Rutherford High School serves 738 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 33% (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 57% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Rutherford High School's student population of 738 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students738 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rutherford High School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rutherford High School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. 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#813 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
17%
10%
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Hispanic
20%
27%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
59%
45%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rutherford High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.590.70
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Graduation Rate90-94%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRutherford School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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