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Perth Amboy High School
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in New Jersey. Students here perform below average on state tests, ... More have below average college readiness measures, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students. Large disparities in absenteeism and suspension rates exist at this school, which is concerning.

ACADEMICS

3/10

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 suggests that most students at this school may not be 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,... More and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
English
30%
State avg: 46%
Details
Algebra I
14%
State avg: 41%
Algebra II
9%
State avg: 27%
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Student progress

This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.
This section shows how much academic progress (also called “growth”) students at this school are making given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

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Equity

3/10

Equity overview

Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More These 5 things will help you start a conversation at your school about helping all students succeed.

ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

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Hispanic
92%
Black
6%
White
2%
Two or more races
<1%
Asian
<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: 11 :1
Students per counselor
170 :1
State avg: 302 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
88%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood

300 Eagle Avenue
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
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