Bergenfield 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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
80 S Prospect Ave
Bergenfield, NJ 07621
Phone
(201) 385-8600
District
BERGENFIELD BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
BERGEN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1181
Classroom Teachers
103

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

7

(10 is best)

Better than 62.2% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

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

Grade 10

80 60 40 20 0
51%
42%
68%
53%
34%
31%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
11
13
12
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 287 24.3%
Grade 10 313 26.5%
Grade 11 276 23.4%
Grade 12 274 23.2%
Total 1181 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 11.1% 11.9% 42.8%
Black 8.6% 7.7% 15.2%
Hispanic 53.0% 54.3% 31.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 27.0% 25.5% 10.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.5% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 35.5% 34.3% 37.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 27.0% 26.2% 32.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.5% 8.1% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 27,373 8,882,190
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 9,445.9 1,203
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.2% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.3% 18.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.3% 31.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.9% 27.7%
65 OR OLDER 15.3% 15.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,946 3,231,874
Single Parent Households With Children 8.4% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.0% 89.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 44.3% 39.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 25.2% 24.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 23.2% 17.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.9% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.8% 14.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 10.5% 12.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.9% 10.4%
$15,000 or less 7.6% 8.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $12,211 $43,189,000 57.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,911 $6,758,000 9.1%
Staff $428 $1,513,000 2.0%
General Administration $401 $1,420,000 1.9%
School Administration $1,219 $4,310,000 5.8%
Operation $1,929 $6,824,000 9.2%
Transportation $582 $2,058,000 2.8%
Other $230 $814,000 1.1%
Total Support $6,700 $23,697,000 31.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,168 $7,667,000 10.3%
Total Expenditures $21,078 $74,553,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,128 $15,710,354,000 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,167 $3,060,054,000 9.6%
Staff $768 $1,083,625,000 3.4%
General Administration $407 $574,582,000 1.8%
School Administration $1,028 $1,451,598,000 4.5%
Operation $1,938 $2,736,501,000 8.6%
Transportation $777 $1,096,518,000 3.4%
Other $505 $712,711,000 2.2%
Total Support $7,590 $10,715,589,000 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,948 $5,573,392,000 17.4%
Total Expenditures $22,666 $31,999,335,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%