Voorhees High School

  • Voorhees High School serves 1,023 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (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 59% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Voorhees High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Voorhees High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Voorhees High School's student population of 1,023 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,023 students
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Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Voorhees High School is ranked within the top 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 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Voorhees High School is 0.22, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#975 out of 2234 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
6%
28%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
88%
44%
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Diversity Score0.220.70
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Graduation Rate
97%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to Voorhees High School is Voorhees Rgc (0.1 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Woodglen School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glen Gardner Voorhees Rgc Alternative School
    Grades: 7-12 | 27 students
    0.1 miles
    201 Rt 513
    Glen Gardner, NJ 08826
    (908)638-4625
    0.1 7-12 27
  • Califon Woodglen School
    Grades: 5-8 | 289 students
    1.4 miles
    70 Bunnvale Road
    Califon, NJ 07830
    (908)638-4111
    1.4 5-8 289
  • High Bridge High Bridge Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 206 students
    2.0 miles
    40 Fairview Avenue
    High Bridge, NJ 08829
    (908)638-4105
    2.0 PK-4 206
  • High Bridge High Bridge Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 165 students
    2.0 miles
    50 Thomas St
    High Bridge, NJ 08829
    (908)638-4101
    2.0 5-8 165
  • Califon Valley View School
    Grades: PK-4 | 302 students
    2.2 miles
    400 Route 513
    Califon, NJ 07830
    (908)832-2175
    2.2 PK-4 302

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