Montclair 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
100 Chestnut St
Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone
(973) 509-4100
District
MONTCLAIR PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
ESSEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2038
Classroom Teachers
163

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

8

(10 is best)

Better than 70.6% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

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

Grade 9

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 50 49
Proficiency in Reading 62 50
Proficiency in Math 38 48

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 47 38
Proficiency in Reading 61 47
Proficiency in Math 32 29

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 43 32
Proficiency in Reading 36 37
Proficiency in Math 49 27

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.51
AVG FOR DISTRICT 11.41
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 516 25.3%
Grade 10 504 24.7%
Grade 11 483 23.7%
Grade 12 506 24.8%
Total 2038 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 50.3% 53.7% 45.8%
Black 32.1% 28.1% 16.0%
Hispanic 11.2% 12.1% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.1% 5.9% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 13.7% 14.4% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.8% 12.1% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.0% 2.4% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 38,572 8,908,520
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 6,112.2 1,207
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.5% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.4% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.7% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 12.1% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 14,338 3,164,609
Single Parent Households With Children 9.1% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.9% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 70.1% 38.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 38.0% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.3% 17.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.9% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 11.7% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.4% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.7% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 9.0% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,558 $70,379,628 51.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $3,741 $24,937,506 18.2%
Staff $499 $3,326,334 2.4%
General Administration $322 $2,146,452 1.6%
School Administration $1,009 $6,725,994 4.9%
Operation $1,511 $10,072,326 7.3%
Transportation $505 $3,366,330 2.5%
Other $470 $3,133,020 2.3%
Total Support $8,058 $53,714,628 39.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,953 $13,018,698 9.5%
Total Expenditures $20,569 $137,112,954 100.0%
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%