PROFICIENCY 39% 9% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
54%Metuchen Public School District
54%Metuchen
43%New Jersey

Metuchen High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Metuchen Public School District" in Metuchen, NJ. There are a total of 643 students and 53 teachers at Metuchen High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 43 free lunch students and 6 reduced lunch students.

Metuchen High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 39.0%, which is 9% lower than the New Jersey average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students643
Teachers53.3
Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch43
Reduced lunch6

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment202
Taking some courses100
Taking some courses (not tests)106
Passing some courses80
Passing no courses11

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Metuchen High School, there are a total of 202 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 100 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All28%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School28%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All50%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School50%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Metuchen High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew JerseyNational
Caucasian 69.6% 64.4% 50.3% 51.1%
African American 6.9% 5.1% 15.1% 15.9%
Asian 13.1% 18.5% 9.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 9.3% 9.1% 22.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.1% 2.9% 1.5% 3.1%

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Metuchen demographics profile

StatisticMetuchenNew JerseyNational
Population13,7918,915,456318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,840191
Median age41.639.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%56%55%
Speak English75%69%79%
Speak Spanish3%16%13%

Education level achieved in Metuchen

IndexMetuchenNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade95.3%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school95.0%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college80.6%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree67.3%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors59.9%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters28.8%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.5%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.5%1.5%1.3%
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Source: The Metuchen High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.