Kearny High School is located in Kearny, NJ and is in Kearny School District. It is a public school that serves 1692 students in grades 9-12.
Kearny High School did not make AYP in 2010. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of New Jersey in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Kearny High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Kearny High School had 28% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. New Jersey had 32% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Kearny District Spending
The Kearny spends $13,078 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 66% on instruction, 32% on support services, 2% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Kearny District
In 2011, Kearny High School had 12 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The New Jersey average is 13 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
The High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) is used to determine student achievement as specified in the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students in grade 11 are assessed in language arts literacy and math.
How is it Scored?
Students are rated at one of three levels: partially proficient, proficient, or advanced proficient. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. Students must pass the HSPA in order to graduate from high school.
The Education.com TestRating is a number (1-10) calculated by Education.com that provides an overview of a school’s test performance for a given year, by comparing the school’s state standardized test results to those of other schools in the same state. For New Jersey, the TestRating is calculated using a school's 2011 NJ ASK Results and HSPA Results for all subjects tested.more...