Carteret 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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
199 Washington Avenue
Carteret, NJ 07008
Phone
(732) 541-8960
District
CARTERET PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1019
Classroom Teachers
82

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

5

(10 is best)

Better than 45.0% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Carteret High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 9

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 25 49
Proficiency in Reading 36 50
Proficiency in Math 14 48

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 34 38
Proficiency in Reading 57 47
Proficiency in Math 11 29

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 37 32
Proficiency in Reading 54 37
Proficiency in Math 19 27

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.43
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.65
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 268 26.3%
Grade 10 254 24.9%
Grade 11 237 23.3%
Grade 12 257 25.2%
Total 1019 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 12.1% 11.7% 45.8%
Black 21.8% 18.7% 16.0%
Hispanic 43.4% 44.5% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 22.3% 24.8% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 66.5% 69.0% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 60.3% 61.8% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.3% 7.2% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 24,040 8,908,520
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 5,446.9 1,207
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.7% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.8% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.6% 32.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.1% 27.9%
65 OR OLDER 10.8% 15.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 7,958 3,213,362
Single Parent Households With Children 12.2% 9.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.4% 89.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 26.2% 38.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.9% 22.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.6% 17.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 20.0% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.0% 14.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.7% 13.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.5% 11.0%
$15,000 or less 11.3% 8.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,075 $37,408,475 58.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,410 $5,235,330 8.1%
Staff $217 $805,721 1.2%
General Administration $280 $1,039,640 1.6%
School Administration $776 $2,881,288 4.5%
Operation $1,304 $4,841,752 7.5%
Transportation $255 $946,815 1.5%
Other $334 $1,240,142 1.9%
Total Support $4,575 $16,986,975 26.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,675 $9,932,275 15.4%
Total Expenditures $17,325 $64,327,725 100.0%
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%