Science High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#489
College Readiness Index
47.3
Math Proficiency
3.6
Language Proficiency
3.3
Student/Teacher Ratio
12:1
  • 07–12 Grades
  • 761 Students
  • 63 Teachers

Science High School
40 RECTOR ST
NEWARK, NJ 07102

Phone: (973) 733-8689

District: Newark Public Schools

Overview

Science High School is ranked 25th within New Jersey. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Science High School is 74 percent. The student body makeup is 45 percent male and 55 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 80 percent. Science High School is 1 of 16 high schools in the Newark Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#489
State Rank
#25

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 761
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 80%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 78%
Full-Time Teachers 63

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Test Scores

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 100%
Proficient in Math 99%
College Readiness Index 47.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 07 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 16
Total Students 10,024
Proficient in Language (district average) 74%
Proficient in Math (district average) 55%
College Readiness (district average) 14.0

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Science High School is 1 of 16 schools in the Newark Public Schools.

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