Perth Amboy High School

2/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
17
Grades
9-12
Students
2,307
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This means that students at this school are not performing at grade level.


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English
11%
State avg: 39%
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Algebra I
7%
State avg: 36%
Geometry
1%
State avg: 22%
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2/10
College readiness
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Very concerning:

This school is far below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
73%
State avg: 90%
ACT participation rate
2%
State avg:
AP course participation
10%
State avg: 16%
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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
91%
Black
6%
White
2%
Asian
<1%
Two or more races
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
9 :1
State avg: 12 :1
Students per counselor
99 :1
State avg: 419 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
14%
State avg: 11%
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17 Reviews
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Neighborhood
Eagle Ave And Francis St
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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