Kearny High School

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336 Devon St

Kearny, NJ 07032

(201) 955-5048

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,425

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for Kearny High School

It offers the basics in a few departments but not much in normal level 2 classes, the facilities are semi-decent. Students have to work hard to truly benefit from this school.

Posted by a student on 06/27/09

It has a very good school with a wonderful band program and an excellent sports teams, but some of the students are not very cooperative and test scores is comparibly low

Posted by a parent on 03/01/08

I really like this school and it offers good scholarships

Posted by a student on 08/23/07

Good school,academics ok, music and sports very good.

Posted by a student on 04/15/06

The academic standards compared to other high schools is low. The music program is soo good and sports teams are also good. Extracurricular activities are plentiful and the level of parent involvment is like in any other school.

Posted by a student on 10/17/05

KHS is great school. There are alot of programs for students who are college-bound or interested in vocationally-trained positions. The best students take full advantages of what there is to offer. It is a large school though and students who are undirected can get lost if parents are not diligent. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/14/05

My daughter is graduating June 2005. Her experiences at KHS were exceptional. She was in Band all 4 yrs. Academics: She enjoyed all her teachers and learned well. She was involved in other extracurricular activities. She is going to miss Kearny High so much. As a parent, I too enjoyed the past 4 yrs. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/14/05

I moved to this school in september 2004. First of all this schools has many great programs. The teachers are all awesome. I would say that this school is very liberal in its poilicies. The previous two schools i atteneded didnt't allow students to go out on lunch, but kearny HS does! that's awesome. ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 04/29/05

I graduated in Kearny High School in 2000. The School is good but needs more security. The academic programs are very wonderful. Availablity of music very good, art-very good, sports- there are tons of, Extra Curricular Activities- there are millions of, Level of parent Involvement- not that much of. ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 03/29/05

i am a past student and the problem then is the problem today the student him/her self ,if you want to learn you can, no teacher,no school board can make you learn,it comes within yourself and your family assistance towards the school,if you sit and complain and do nothing well the outcome is nothing ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 11/21/04

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Test scores for Kearny High School

HSPA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Kearny High School
Kearny 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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Kearny schools — Kearny High School is located at 336 Devon St, Kearny NJ 07032. 336 Devon St is in the 07032 ZIP code in Kearny, NJ The school district for Kearny High School is the Kearny School District. Kearny High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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