Essay High School and Peer School Percentile

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State of New Jersey
11-5390-050
VINELAND HIGH
2880 E CHESTNUT AVE
VINELAND, NJ 08360-6144

OVERVIEW
CUMBERLAND
VINELAND CITY

GRADE SPAN

09-12

This school's academic performance significantly lags in comparison to schools across the state. Additionally, its academic performance lags in comparison to its peers. This school's college and career readiness lags in comparison to schools across the state. Additionally, its college and career readiness lags in comparison to its peers. This school's graduation and post-secondary performance significantly lags in comparison to schools across the state. Additionally, its graduation and post-secondary readiness significantly lags in comparison to its peers.
Performance Areas

Peer Rank (Percentile)

Statewide Rank
(Percentile)

Percent of
Targets Met

Improvement Status
N/A

Academic Achievement

29

17

100%
Rationale

College & Career Readiness

32

20

0%
N/A

Graduation and Post-Secondary

10

10

0%

Very High Performance is defined as being equal to or above the 80.0th percentile.
High Performance is defined as being between the 60.0th and 79.9th percentiles.
Average Performance is defined as being between the 40.0th and 59.9th percentiles.
Lagging Performance is defined as being between the 20.0th and 39.9th percentiles.
Significantly Lagging Performance is defined as being equal to or below the 19.9th percentile.
Peer Schools are schools that have similar grade levels and students with similar demographic characteristics, such as the percentage of students qualifying for Free/Reduced Lunch, Limited English Proficiency programs or Special Education programs. Academic Achievement
This school outperforms 17% of schools statewide as noted by its statewide percentile ranking and 29% of schools educating students with similar demographic characteristics as noted in its peer school percentile ranking in the performance area of Academic Achievement.
Additionally, this school is meeting 100% of its performance targets in the area of Academic Achievement.

Academic Achievement measures the content knowledge students have in language arts literacy and math. For high schools, this includes measures of the school's proficiency rate on both the Language Arts Literacy and Math sections of the New Jersey High School Proficiency
Assessment (HSPA). A proficiency rate is calculated by summing the count of students who scored either proficient or advanced proficient on the assessment and dividing by the count of valid test scores.

College and Career Readiness
This school outperforms 20% of schools statewide as noted by its statewide percentile ranking and 32% of schools educating students with similar demographic characteristics as noted in its peer school percentile ranking in the performance area of College and Career Readiness.
Additionally, this school is meeting 0% of its performance targets in the area of College and Career Readiness.

College and Career Readiness measures the degree to which students are demonstrating behaviors that are indicative of future attendance and/or success in college and careers. For high schools, this includes measures of participation in college readiness tests such as the SAT or PSAT and in rigorous coursework as defined by participation in AP courses in English, math, social studies and science.

Graduation and Post-Secondary
This school outperforms 10% of schools statewide as noted by its statewide percentile ranking and 10% of schools educating students with similar demographic characteristics as noted in its peer school percentile ranking in the performance area of Graduation and Post-Secondary.
Additionally, this school is meeting 0% of its performance targets in the area of Graduation and Post-Secondary.

Graduation and Post-Secondary measures the rate at which students who begin high school four years earlier graduate within four years. Also included is a measure of the rate at which students in a particular school drop out of school.

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