High Schools in Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District


The Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District in New Jersey is home to a single high school, Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School, which serves 1,510 students in grades 9-12. This high-performing institution stands out for its exceptional graduation rates, low dropout rates, and strong academic achievement, particularly in English Language Arts and Science.

Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School boasts a remarkable 96.9% four-year graduation rate, significantly higher than the state average. Additionally, the school maintains a 0.0% dropout rate, indicating its ability to effectively support and retain its students. Academically, the school excels, with 61.8% of 9th-grade students scoring proficient or better in English Language Arts, compared to the state average of 52.1%. In Science, an impressive 58.1% of 11th-grade students achieved proficiency, far surpassing the state average of 29.9%.

While the school's performance in Algebra I and Geometry is slightly lower than the state average, its overall academic excellence, low chronic absenteeism rate, and relatively low student-to-teacher ratio of 13:1 suggest that Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School is a valuable asset within the district. The school's consistent high rankings and 4-star rating from SchoolDigger over the past three years further solidify its reputation as a consistently high-performing institution, despite the district's relatively low spending per student of $9,238.

District Detail

 512 Cedar Street
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

 (908) 232-6161

SchoolDigger Rank:
127th of 615 New Jersey districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 5,562

Primary Schools: 5
Middle Schools: 2
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0

SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the New Jersey Department of Education.

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