Summit High School

125 Kent Place Blvd

Summit, NJ 07901
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (908)273-1494
  • Summit High School serves 1,278 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (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 71% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Summit High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.
  • Summit High School operates within the Summit Public School District.
  • Summit Public School District's 96% graduation rate is higher than the New Jersey state average of 90%.

Top Placements (New Jersey)

Summit High School is Listed among the top public schools in New Jersey for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 10%)

School Overview

  • Summit High School's student population of 1278 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 108 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,278 students
Summit High School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %Summit High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers108 teachers
Summit High School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeSummit High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Summit High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Summit High School is 0.51, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
40%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
Summit High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
8%
10%
Summit High School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
16%
26%
Summit High School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
5%
16%
Summit High School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
68%
46%
Summit High School White Students (1988-2016)
Two or more races
3%
2%
Summit High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsSummit High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.510.69
Summit High School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate
96%
90%
Summit High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
33%
Summit High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
Summit High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Summit High School is Summit Public School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Summit Public School District's student population of 4,099 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 93% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $18,313 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 $18,023 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameSummit Public School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    9
    2
    Number of Students Managed4,099921
    Summit Public School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    69%
    40%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    77%
    50%
    District Graduation Rate
    96%
    90%
    District Total Revenue$76 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$74 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$18,313$20,569
    District Spending / Student$18,023$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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