Paramus 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
99 East Century Road
Paramus, NJ 07652
Phone
(201) 261-7800
District
PARAMUS PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
BERGEN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1280
Classroom Teachers
108

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

8

(10 is best)

Better than 76.9% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

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

Grade 9

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 61 49
Proficiency in Reading 75 50
Proficiency in Math 47 48

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 46 38
Proficiency in Reading 54 47
Proficiency in Math 38 29

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 46 32
Proficiency in Reading 38 37
Proficiency in Math 54 27

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 11.83
AVG FOR DISTRICT 11.69
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 62 4.8%
Grade 9 290 22.7%
Grade 10 295 23.0%
Grade 11 287 22.4%
Grade 12 297 23.2%
Total 1280 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 60.2% 56.7% 45.8%
Black 1.8% 1.5% 16.0%
Hispanic 10.5% 12.3% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 27.5% 29.2% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 7.1% 6.2% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.2% 4.9% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.9% 1.3% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 26,919 8,908,520
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 2,560.9 1,207
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.1% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.8% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 25.6% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.5% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 22.9% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,349 3,164,609
Single Parent Households With Children 3.2% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.1% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 46.9% 38.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 32.4% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 19.6% 17.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.4% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 12.1% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 11.8% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.4% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 3.3% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $13,106 $50,903,704 51.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,438 $9,469,192 9.6%
Staff $548 $2,128,432 2.2%
General Administration $217 $842,828 0.9%
School Administration $1,469 $5,705,596 5.8%
Operation $3,092 $12,009,328 12.2%
Transportation $647 $2,512,948 2.6%
Other $637 $2,474,108 2.5%
Total Support $9,048 $35,142,432 35.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,165 $12,292,860 12.5%
Total Expenditures $25,319 $98,338,996 100.0%
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%