Toms River High School South

  • Toms River High School South serves 1,374 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (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 42% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Toms River High School South placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) 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 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Toms River High School South's student population of 1,374 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 103 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Toms River High School South is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,234 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Toms River High School South is 0.44, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1790 out of 2234 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
15%
28%
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Black
8%
15%
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White
73%
44%
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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 Toms River High School South.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.440.69
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Graduation Rate
92%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameToms River Regional School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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