James Caldwell High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
265 Westville Ave
West Caldwell, NJ 07006
Phone
(973) 228-6981
District
CALDWELL-WEST CALDWELL SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
ESSEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
795
Classroom Teachers
74

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

8

(10 is best)

Better than 75.9% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

James Caldwell High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 9

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 53 49
Proficiency in Reading 71 50
Proficiency in Math 34 48

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 63 38
Proficiency in Reading 83 47
Proficiency in Math 42 29

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 36 32
Proficiency in Reading 41 37
Proficiency in Math 31 27

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 10.74
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.41
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 191 24.0%
Grade 10 197 24.8%
Grade 11 216 27.2%
Grade 12 190 23.9%
Total 795 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 84.2% 81.7% 45.8%
Black 1.3% 1.7% 16.0%
Hispanic 9.6% 11.6% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.8% 4.8% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 5.5% 7.6% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.4% 6.5% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.1% 1.1% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 18,964 9,005,644
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,049.4 1,220
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.1% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.4% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.0% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.6% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 20.0% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 7,238 3,199,111
Single Parent Households With Children 4.7% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.2% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 50.1% 38.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 28.2% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.9% 17.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.7% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.3% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.4% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.1% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 5.5% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,841 $25,714,533 43.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,176 $5,685,888 9.6%
Staff $501 $1,309,113 2.2%
General Administration $256 $668,928 1.1%
School Administration $1,014 $2,649,582 4.5%
Operation $1,890 $4,938,570 8.3%
Transportation $215 $561,795 0.9%
Other $665 $1,737,645 2.9%
Total Support $6,718 $17,554,134 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,124 $16,002,012 27.0%
Total Expenditures $22,683 $59,270,679 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,604 $14,970,833,107 49.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,968 $2,777,873,561 9.2%
Staff $577 $814,793,701 2.7%
General Administration $375 $529,617,536 1.8%
School Administration $962 $1,357,954,822 4.5%
Operation $1,857 $2,621,550,093 8.7%
Transportation $744 $1,049,805,051 3.5%
Other $474 $668,867,364 2.2%
Total Support $6,956 $9,820,594,337 32.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,874 $5,468,730,747 18.1%
Total Expenditures $21,433 $30,260,179,262 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%