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Vineland Senior High School South

Public | 9-12 | 2620 students

 

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Posted February 7, 2014

Unfortunately, the only concerns the Vineland community has for its schools is preventing a few cents increase in taxes and providing jobs for incompetent friends and family, so the district is doomed to the cellar for most students while privileged families make sure their children get high rankings from AP courses. The teachers are forced to work under incredible conditions due to the sheer incompetence of district administration in an impossible funding situation.


Posted July 6, 2009

Vineland hs isnt the best high school but if you are academically or in any other aspect excellent, you can shine. You make a lot of friends and the education is aceptable but its only really worth going if you're in advanced classes


Posted January 6, 2005

Vineland High School South In comparison to other schools in the south Jersey region. The overall apperance although it is being improved it still is just not at the level of schools in this region of the state. Academic qualities are good not great there are not real strict inforcement of studing or appling yourself. Little or no Parental involvement. The sports music is plentiful however it may not be the best or strongest but it is avaliable and ability to eccel is tremendous. Overall a good school to go to however not the best.
—Submitted by a former student


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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.

628 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

628 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
54%
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 Students83%
Female86%
Male80%
Black77%
Asian100%
Hispanic80%
Pacific Islandern/a
White91%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged76%
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Special education41%
General education96%
English language learners29%
Non-migrant83%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former29%
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students68%
Female66%
Male70%
Black53%
Asian91%
Hispanic64%
Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Non-economically disadvantaged78%
Special education18%
General education83%
English language learners12%
Non-migrant68%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Former12%
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.

617 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
37%
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 Students40%
Female38%
Male43%
Black31%
Asian46%
Hispanic33%
Pacific Islandern/a
White57%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Non-economically disadvantaged47%
Special educationn/a
General education49%
English language learnersn/a
Non-migrant40%
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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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 43% 22%
White 33% 52%
Black 21% 16%
Asian 2% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 55%N/A33%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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  • Dr Thomas Mccann

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2880 E Chestnut Ave
Vineland, NJ 08360
Phone: (856) 794-6800

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