A Hamilton Preparatory Academy

310 Cherry St, Elizabeth, NJ 07208
(908) 436-6100
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 & ungraded 701 students Unknown students/teacher

Test Scores by grade

99%
87%
93%
75%
62%
79%

High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA)

In 2013-2014 New Jersey used the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) to test students in grade 11 in language arts literacy and math. The HSPA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. Students are required to pass the HSPA in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2014
  • Elizabeth School District average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

46%
38%
60%

New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT)

In 2013-2014 New Jersey used the New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) to assess students in Biology. The New Jersey Biology Competency Test (NJBCT) is standards-based, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Elizabeth School District average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

A Hamilton Preparatory Academy is a public high school in Elizabeth. 701 children attend A Hamilton Preparatory Academy and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 85% of the 701 students here get reduced lunch prices. St Mary Of The Assumption High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 8% 8%
Hispanic 71% 68%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Asian 2% %
Black, non-Hispanic 19% 22%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 85% 85%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 months ago)

    It has a great amount of extra curricular activities for the students to do. It's AVID program is amazing and helps its students prepare for college. The teachers are also genuine people.

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