University High School

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5/10
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Reviews
23
Grades
7-12
Students
557
Type
Public
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Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


English
38%
State avg: 38%
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Algebra I
33%
State avg: 36%
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Geometry
15%
State avg: 22%
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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
95%
State avg: 90%
Average SAT score
1340
ACT participation rate
99%
State avg:
1/10
Student progress

Very concerning:

Students at this school are making far less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Very low progress with low test scores means students are starting at a low point and falling even farther behind their peers.

Very low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

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Equity
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Students
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Black
80%
Hispanic
18%
White
1%
Asian
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Two or more races
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
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Neighborhood
55 Clinton Place
Newark, NJ 07108
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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