Whippany Park High School

  • Whippany Park High School serves 703 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (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 54% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Whippany Park High School's student population of 703 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students703 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Whippany Park High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Whippany Park High School is 0.37, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1570 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
13%
10%
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Hispanic
6%
27%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
78%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Whippany Park High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.370.43
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Graduation Rate≥95%
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 NameHanover Park Regional High School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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  • Whippany Salem Drive School
    Grades: K-5 | 269 students
    0.6 miles
    29 Salem Drive
    Whippany, NJ 07981
    (973)515-2440
    0.6 K-5 269
  • Whippany Memorial Junior School
    Grades: 6-8 | 502 students
    0.9 miles
    61 Highland Avenue
    Whippany, NJ 07981
    (973)515-2427
    0.9 6-8 502
  • Whippany Bee Meadow School
    Grades: K-5 | 334 students
    1.5 miles
    120 Reynolds Avenue
    Whippany, NJ 07981
    (973)515-2419
    1.5 K-5 334
  • Morris Plains Mountview Road School
    Grades: K-5 | 344 students
    2.0 miles
    30 Mountview Road
    Morris Plains, NJ 07950
    (973)637-1550
    2.0 K-5 344
  • Morristown Normandy Park School
    Grades: K-5 | 333 students
    2.5 miles
    19a Normandy Parkway
    Morristown, NJ 07960
    (973)889-7690
    2.5 K-5 333

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