Scotch Plains-fanwood High School

  • Scotch Plains-fanwood High School serves 1,530 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 52% (which is higher 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 71% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Scotch Plains-fanwood High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Scotch Plains-fanwood High School's student population of 1,530 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 115 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,530 students
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Total Classroom Teachers115 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Scotch Plains-fanwood High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Scotch Plains-fanwood High School is 0.46, 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#606 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
10%
27%
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Black
11%
16%
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White
72%
45%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.460.70
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Graduation Rate
96%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScotch Plains-Fanwood School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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    0.6 miles
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    (908)233-9366
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  • Scotch Plains Park Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 914 students
    0.6 miles
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  • Scotch Plains School One
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    0.8 miles
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