North Plainfield High School

34 Wilson Ave, North Plainfield, NJ 07060 | (908) 769-6000
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,450
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  • Principal or Admin: Jerard Stephenson
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,450
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 116.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 733 (50.6%)
  • Females: 717 (49.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 189 (13.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 519 (35.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 708 (48.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
North Plainfield High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black35724.6%
Asian815.6%
Hispanic80755.7%
White20113.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For North Plainfield High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade25317.4%
8th Grade24316.8%
9th Grade28619.7%
10th Grade24016.6%
11th Grade22215.3%
12th Grade19613.5%
Ungraded100.7%
Source: NJ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that North Plainfield High School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on ASK and HSPA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science

ASK - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201048.2%48.2%86.1%
200954.9%54.9%72.5%
 
Math Test
201041.9%41.9%81.9%
200943.1%43.1%66.8%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201076.1%76.1%94.0%
200974.6%74.6%91.7%
 
Math Test
201051.0%51.0%83.6%
200959.9%59.9%62.1%
 
Science Test
201067.0%67.0%94.2%
200974.2%74.2%94.7%
 

HSPA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Language Arts Test
201080.4%80.4%74.2%
200974.7%74.7%85.3%
 
Math Test
201065.9%65.9%77.6%
200943.2%43.2%39.8%
 
Source: NJ Department of Education 2009-2010

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