Passaic High School

170 Paulison Ave, Passaic, NJ 07055 | (973) 470-5600
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,776
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3.5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 170 Paulison Avenue, Passaic, NJ 07055
  • Principal or Admin: Carlist Creech
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Passaic City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $19,393
  • Graduation Rate: 67.0%
  • Dropout Rate: 8.7%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.6
  • Enrolled Students: 13,109

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,776
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 224.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,358 (48.9%)
  • Females: 1,418 (51.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 191 (6.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 1,928 (69.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 2,119 (76.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Passaic High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Passaic High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade65523.6%
10th Grade87931.7%
11th Grade56120.2%
12th Grade45216.3%
Source: NJ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3.5

3.5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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2 reviews for Passaic High School

  • Reviewed by Student on March 21, 2007
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I must say that this school has treated me with respect and fairness but I cannot say this for everyone. I have seen violence that most high school students probably have not and never will. I hear things happening throughout the school that would give you the chills. I see chalk often run out and the teacher has to go to another classroom and get some chalk from there. Racism is lessening but is still a problem in the school. As much as they are trying to stop these problems, I cant say that they are doing a good job. One reason I feel this way is because of thier rule of IDs. They say a ID must be worn at all times so they know who is coming into they building. That would make sense if the prevented anyone who did not have a ID from coming into the school. Instead, they give them detention. What if a high school dropout comes into the school with a weapon without a ID. A the school staff give him/her a detention but still allow him/her to come in the school premises. D+ is a grade suits that suits this school because of the stated reasons.

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