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Absegami High School

Public | 9-12 & ungraded | 9 students

 
 

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Posted March 12, 2009

I love absegami! i graduated in 2004 and just can't seem to get away from that place. I currently substitute and coach there. There is not enough space to write all of the positive things there are at gami.


Posted October 24, 2008

i went to this school for 2 and 1/4 years so far and i loved every year. when i switched to a different high school i was so upset and had to move back . high school is a big part of your childhood or teen hood and kids might not realize it because they havent gone anywhere else but gami is a great school and im not the type of student who had the best behavior but even i think that the disipline and dress codes were reasonable.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 23, 2008

This is my fourth year in Absegami and I absolutely love it. The teachers are amazing. Its easy to make friends. The environment is friendly. Its an incredible experience. I love it.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 28, 2008

i hate it ppl are so ractist and teachers dont do anything if ur being bullyed
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 5, 2008

My son is currently a senior here and he loves it. They have a great community and staff. He's made alot of posotive new friends since freshmen year. I would recomend anyone sending there child to this school. it has good activities and is all around a good school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 3, 2006

My son is currently a student at Absegami High School. He just finished his freshman year and will be a sophomore this september. Absegami is a great school. They have everything that makes a school perfect. They have many sports for the students to join, many clubs and activities. There is no reason for a student that attends absegami not to get involved. Also absegami has the best curriculum in the state. The school also has late study mondays and wednesdays in egg harbor city at the EHC middle school and tuesdays and thursdays at Absegami. This allows students to understand concepts they may have learned in class with a teacher 1 on 1. Absegami also has the greatest Administration with great discipline. Absegami always says they are the best high school in the state. Abesegami High School is the best public high school in the state of New Jerseyl.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 29, 2006

I think this is a wonderful high school. Alot of parents participate in school events and there is a great amount of encouragement.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 25, 2003

I love this school! The teachers are great and I appreciate everything that they do for me.I will never forget this school and how much it taught me.
—Submitted by a former student


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About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Language Arts Literacy

The state average for Language Arts Literacy was 92% in 2013.

383 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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94%

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95%

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93%

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89%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

383 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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82%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
73%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) to test students in grade 11 in language arts literacy and math. The HSPA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. Students are required to pass the HSPA in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Language Arts Literacy

All Students94%
Female95%
Male93%
Black87%
Asian94%
Hispanic95%
Pacific Islandern/a
White95%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged90%
Non-economically disadvantaged96%
Special education78%
General education98%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant94%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students82%
Female81%
Male84%
Black62%
Asian92%
Hispanic70%
Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged80%
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Special education45%
General education91%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant82%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) to test students in grade 11 in language arts literacy and math. The HSPA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. Students are required to pass the HSPA in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 58% in 2013.

396 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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61%

2012

 
 
61%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) to assess students in Biology. The New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) is standards-based, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

Biology I

All Students61%
Female62%
Male61%
Black30%
Asian79%
Hispanic48%
Pacific Islandern/a
White69%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged52%
Non-economically disadvantaged68%
Special education19%
General education71%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant61%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New Jersey used the New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) to assess students in Biology. The New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) is standards-based, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the New Jersey Department of Education. If there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New Jersey Department of Education

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48%
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26%
of schools in the state are Above average

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SAT participation

72%

SAT college ready

36%

Graduation rate

91%


1 This rating is based on 2012-13 NJ ASK, HSPA, and/or NJBCT results from the New Jersey Department of Education.

2 This rating is based on composite SAT scores, ACT/SAT participation, and four-year adjusted graduation rates from 2012-13.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 55% 51%
Black 16% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 15% 9%
Hispanic 13% 22%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 33%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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201 S Wrangleboro Road
Galloway, NJ 08205
Phone: (609) 652-1372

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