PROFICIENCY 28% 35% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
36%South Amboy School District
36%South Amboy
43%New Jersey

South Amboy Middle/high School is a school servicing grades 6 to 12 and is located in the district of "South Amboy School District" in South Amboy, NJ. There are a total of 512 students and 40 teachers at South Amboy Middle/high School, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 171 free lunch students and 46 reduced lunch students.

South Amboy Middle/high School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 28.0%, which is 35% lower than the New Jersey average.


Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch171
Reduced lunch46


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment25
Taking some courses8
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses<=2

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 South Amboy Middle/high School, there are a total of 25 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 8 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School35-39%

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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South Amboy Middle/high School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew JerseyNational
Caucasian 67.0% 64.0% 50.3% 51.1%
African American 6.0% 7.8% 15.1% 15.9%
Asian 4.1% 5.9% 9.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 22.9% 21.9% 22.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.4% 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.0% 1.5% 3.1%

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South Amboy Elementary44%0.3South Amboy, NJ
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Emma Arleth Elementary School47%1.8Sayreville, NJ
William C. Mcginnis Middle School20%1.9Perth Amboy, NJ
Samsel Upper Elementary School53%2.1Sayreville, NJ
Herbert N. Richardson 21st Century School16%2.2Perth Amboy, NJ
Middlesex County Vocational School Perth Amboy19%2.2Perth Amboy, NJ
Anthony V. Ceres Elementary School24%2.3Perth Amboy, NJ
Edward J. Patten Elementary School28%2.6Perth Amboy, NJ
Sayreville War Memorial High School31%2.6Sayreville, NJ

South Amboy demographics profile

StatisticSouth AmboyNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)5,698191
Median age40.839.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%56%55%
Speak English84%69%79%
Speak Spanish7%16%13%

Education level achieved in South Amboy

IndexSouth AmboyNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade86.7%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school85.1%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college55.1%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.3%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.0%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters9.7%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.5%1.3%
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Source: The South Amboy Middle/high School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.