Montclair High School

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100 Chestnut St

Montclair, NJ 07042

(973) 509-4100

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,962

Students Per Teacher: 7

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for Montclair High School

The teachers are poor, overall and the administration stuck in the past or powerless to move forward. The school teaching approach hasn't changed since the 70's...and they compensate for modern teaching by throwing hours and hours of homework at the high honors kids, often on holidays and definitely ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/20/13

Poeple are always talking badly about my school, but the truth is, it isn't the schoo, it is the students. It doesn't matter what school you go to, if you do not try, then you will not succeed. If you try and do well at Montclair High, and you go for help after school, and you attempt to understand what ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/11/11

The students that are academically ambitious are very fortunate, as the environment is intellectually challenging and the quality of the AP teaching and resulting score performance exceptional. I can't speak to how well the school addresses the needs of students that are less interested in competitive ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/17/10

I love my school because of the support. Yes, I am sure not everyone does well, but so far all the teacher's I have or had have given me everything I needed, allowing me to feel proud of my work

Posted by a student on 10/19/09

Great parent teacher involvement. Extracurriculum activities, quality education, diverse environment, great college preparation

Posted by a parent on 01/23/09

Excellent school for quality education and lots of extracurriculum activities. A diverse environment where the teachers are very caring. Lots of parental involvement.

Posted by a parent on 04/25/07

Excellent school - typically suburban! Lots of extra curricular activities and very caring teachers.

Posted by a former student on 06/04/06

A diverse school, in all ways. Many opportunities for extracurricular involvement, quality sports teams, and a wide range of academics.

Posted by a former student on 03/15/06

Montclair HS has a wide range of extracurricular activities, although football games are held on Saturdays, and there is only one dance (prom) due to 'safety' concerns. Actually, it is a very safe school, with excellent teachers and extremely involved parent support.

Posted by a parent on 12/14/05

Being an alumni from Montclair High, I have encountered both the positive and negative experiences in high school, like many other high school students. Reading the other reviews I can agree about the involvement increasing with the principal; and I think it should be more personl, but the students have ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/22/04

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Test scores for Montclair High School

HSPA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Montclair High School
Montclair 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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Montclair schools — Montclair High School is located at 100 Chestnut St, Montclair NJ 07042. 100 Chestnut St is in the 07042 ZIP code in Montclair, NJ The school district for Montclair High School is the Montclair School District. Montclair High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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