Summit High School

  • 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

Summit High School places among the top 20% of 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 1,278 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
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Gender %This chart display gender of Summit High School
Total Classroom Teachers108 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Summit High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Summit High School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. 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%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
8%
10%
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Hispanic
16%
26%
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Black
5%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Summit High School and the percentage of Black students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
68%
46%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Summit High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.510.43
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Graduation Rate
96%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Summit High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Summit High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSummit Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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