PROFICIENCY 41% 5% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%Northern Valley Regional High School District
68%Old Tappan
43%New Jersey

Northern Valley Regional High School At Old Tappan is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Northern Valley Regional High School District" in Old Tappan, NJ. There are a total of 1,287 students and 103 teachers at Northern Valley Regional High School At Old Tappan, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 6 free lunch students and 5 reduced lunch students.

Northern Valley Regional High School At Old Tappan has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 41.0%, which is 5% lower than the New Jersey average.


Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch6
Reduced lunch5


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment268
Taking some courses221
Taking some courses (not tests)47
Passing some courses200
Passing no courses16

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 Northern Valley Regional High School At Old Tappan, there are a total of 268 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 221 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School36%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School46%

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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Northern Valley Regional High School At Old Tappan race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew JerseyNational
Caucasian 66.8% 64.6% 50.3% 51.1%
African American 0.8% 0.8% 15.1% 15.9%
Asian 25.0% 26.8% 9.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.7% 5.6% 22.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.4% 2.0% 1.5% 3.1%

Old Tappan demographics profile

StatisticOld TappanNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)2,4211,21591
Median age43.639.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)73%56%55%
Speak English68%69%79%
Speak Spanish5%16%13%

Education level achieved in Old Tappan

IndexOld TappanNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade96.4%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school96.4%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college83.0%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree70.1%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors63.9%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters28.5%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.2%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.5%1.3%
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Source: The Northern Valley Regional High School At Old Tappan data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.