2013 Academic Indicators
- College Readiness Index
- Math Proficiency
- Language Proficiency
- Student/Teacher Ratio
- 09–12 Grades
- 1,622 Students
- 101 Teachers
James J. Ferris High School
35 COLGATE ST
JERSEY CITY, NJ 07302
Phone: (201) 915-6660
District: Jersey City Public Schools
At James J. Ferris High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at James J. Ferris High School is 14 percent. The student body makeup is 53 percent male and 47 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 94 percent. James J. Ferris High School is 1 of 6 high schools in the Jersey City Public Schools.
Rankings / Awards
This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.
Students / Teachers
These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.
|Total Minority Enrollment (% of total)||94%|
|Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total)||59%|
U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).
|Proficient in Language||75%|
|Proficient in Math||47%|
|College Readiness Index||7.2|
School profile information is based on government data.
|Grades Served||09 – 12|
|Receives Title I Funding||Yes|
This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.
|Proficient in Language (district average)||81%|
|Proficient in Math (district average)||60%|
|College Readiness (district average)||20.4|
Data is based on the 2010-2011 school year.
AP® and Advanced Placement® are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.
International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.