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Haddon Twp High School

Public | 9-12 & ungraded | 602 students

 
 

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3 stars

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7 reviews of this school


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Posted October 17, 2013

The education at this school is awesome...However; their inclusion and diversity outlook is VERY concerning. You immediately feel unwanted and the lunchroom looks like segregation form the sixties.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 3, 2013

There are not many extra curricular activities left, other than sports. The kids in my classes were rude to the teachers and didn't do their work. This used to be a good school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 22, 2013

This is a fantastic school and an amazing school district. The kids are kept engaged in their classes, and the extra-curriculars that are offered are fantastic!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 12, 2013

This is s great school no doubt about it, but if your child wanted to push themselves and excel themselves to a more difficult class, they would not allow it listing a bunch of irrevalent reasons as to why they cant do it, Also when you first transfer schools they move you a grade back! My child was in Advanced English in Triton Regional, and when she came here they put here in Regular saying it was 'very difficult' and All they did was read books she read over the summer for summer reading and Did vocab that she learned in the sixth grade!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 29, 2008

This school is more of a family than just a place of education. I love attending this school, and graduating this year is going to be a difficult parting moment. However, with the tools and fundamentals HTHS has provided me, I expect to go much further in life after this. 10 out of 10 from me.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 18, 2008

I love this school. It is amazing! All the students and staff are wonderful.


Posted April 28, 2008

Not sure how Great Schools arrived at a 5 for HTHS. Both my kids graduated from here and had a wonderful educational experience. Both have gone on to excel in post high school education. I give HTHS a ten!
—Submitted by a parent


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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.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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91%

2012

 
 
94%

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93%

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93%
Math

The state average for Math was 80% in 2013.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
80%
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 Students91%
Female95%
Male87%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White92%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education56%
General education100%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant91%
Limited English Proficient Current Plus Formern/a
Limited English Proficient Formern/a

Math

All Students80%
Female78%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special education19%
General education95%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant80%
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.

185 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
77%
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 Students73%
Female81%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Other ethnicityn/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Special education18%
General education88%
English language learnersn/a
Not migrant73%
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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The GreatSchools rating is a simple tool for parents to compare schools based on test scores, student academic growth, and college readiness. It compares schools across the state, where the highest rated schools in the state are designated as “Above Average” and the lowest “Below Average.” It is designed to be a starting point to help parents make baseline comparisons. We always advise parents to visit the school and consider other information on school performance and programs, as well as consider their child's and family's needs as part of the school selection process.

 
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48%
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26%
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SAT participation

86%

SAT college ready

46%

Graduation rate

96%


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 87% 51%
Hispanic 4% 22%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 9%
Black 2% 16%
Two or more races 2% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 11%N/A34%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Westmont, NJ 08108
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