Sparta High School

6/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
22
Grades
9-12
Students
1,142
Type
Public
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Academics
4/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

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


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


English
34%
State avg: 39%
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Biology I
86%
State avg: 58%
Algebra II
22%
State avg: 24%
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8/10
College readiness
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A promising sign:

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

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
96%
State avg: 90%
ACT participation rate
30%
State avg:
AP course participation
19%
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!
White
90%
Hispanic
4%
Asian
3%
Black
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Two or more races
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 12 :1
Students per counselor
242 :1
State avg: 419 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
8%
State avg: 11%
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22 Reviews
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Neighborhood
70 West Mountain Rd
Sparta, NJ 07871
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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