Hackensack High School

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135 1st St

Hackensack, NJ 07601

(201) 646-7900

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,765

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

23 Parent Reviews for Hackensack High School

Good teachers but terrible learning environment. The administration will push sports programs as the way to bigger and better; but, every kid is not an athlete nor wants to be. There's a big achievement gap going on at this school and folks need to pay attention to what's going on at this school. The ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/31/13

Two years ago I moved from New York City to Hacensack NJ and I couldn't have made a better choice..Excellent school, I am extremely grateful for all the team that works hard to bring the best to each student, Teachers, Counselors, Principals ,School Aides are always willing to help in the progress ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/19/13

Hackensack is a generally great school as long as you long as you take advantage of the AP courses. Overall the CP (college prep) classes are jokes.The school offers and array of activities and sports which are always fun to join

Posted by a student on 11/13/12

Great school - Great teachers - kids well prepared for future endeavors. Both our sons graduated, went to college into honors programs and are doing extremely well. Hackensack, with its diversity, prepares kids for the real world. If you can't stomach what that entails, send your kids elsewhere and pay ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/22/12

This school desperately needs an overhaul immediately. My child was told due to a "re-organization" the current Freshman & Sophomore students are not required to take Physics as a graduation requirement. What kind of school is this? Most colleges want to see that students have taken Biology, Chemistry ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/20/12

I think whoever said "if your child is an chiever this is the wrong school"- is definitely incorrect. I graduated with almost a 4.0, but this can be credited to students in my grade that were very competitive with grades and we all pushed eachother to do well. This school was absolutely amazing to go ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/19/12

Hackensack High School is very diverse. The teachers are all one of a kind, very focused on the education of their students and provide individual support where needed. The School has a large array of social clubs as well as sports activities. There is a Fitness Center, Olympic Sized Pool, at least ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/28/11

I love Hackensack high school for its diversity and great teachers.

Posted by a parent on 10/12/10

The school, overall, is not environmentally safe for me. I can't really complete the given tasks due to the way the other students behave. Dicipline should be enforced. The teachers are good at teaching. In general the school is unsatisfactory for me, I might actually go to a different one.

Posted by a student on 12/01/09

Hackensack High School is a great school is very diverse, with a very good AP classes,more than 50 clubs great sports program HHS also have a pool, a lot of sports football, tennis, XC, swing etc. Remember any school need the parent's participation, overrall great, great school

Posted by a parent on 10/30/09

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Test scores for Hackensack High School

HSPA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Hackensack High School
Hackensack School District
New Jersey
* In 2011-2012 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.

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Hackensack schools — Hackensack High School is located at 135 1st St, Hackensack NJ 07601. 135 1st St is in the 07601 ZIP code in Hackensack, NJ The school district for Hackensack High School is the Hackensack School District. Hackensack High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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