Metuchen 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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
400 Grove Ave
Metuchen, NJ 08840
Phone
(732) 321-8744
District
METUCHEN PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
MIDDLESEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
656
Classroom Teachers
54

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

9

(10 is best)

Better than 82.9% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

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

Grade 9

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 61 49
Proficiency in Reading 72 50
Proficiency in Math 50 48

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 59 38
Proficiency in Reading 70 47
Proficiency in Math 48 29

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 49 32
Proficiency in Reading 54 37
Proficiency in Math 43 27

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.06
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.03
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 167 25.5%
Grade 10 163 24.8%
Grade 11 175 26.7%
Grade 12 144 22.0%
Total 656 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 66.0% 61.5% 45.8%
Black 5.7% 4.7% 16.0%
Hispanic 8.8% 11.5% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 19.5% 22.1% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 11.1% 8.6% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.1% 6.5% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.0% 2.1% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 13,940 8,908,520
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 5,075.9 1,207
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.1% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 29.8% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.2% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 15.6% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 5,182 3,164,609
Single Parent Households With Children 6.8% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.6% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 59.5% 38.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 36.0% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 23.4% 17.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.0% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 12.9% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.6% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.3% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 2.8% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,005 $22,341,165 55.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,404 $3,135,132 7.8%
Staff $612 $1,366,596 3.4%
General Administration $290 $647,570 1.6%
School Administration $937 $2,092,321 5.2%
Operation $1,565 $3,494,645 8.7%
Transportation $761 $1,699,313 4.2%
Other $317 $707,861 1.8%
Total Support $5,886 $13,143,438 32.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,099 $4,687,067 11.7%
Total Expenditures $17,990 $40,171,670 100.0%
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%