TEST - Cranford High School

Report
The State of Our School
CRANFORD HIGH SCHOOL
2014
“Where we are … and where we’re going.”
Kate McCabe, Principal

CRANFORD HIGH SCHOOL
 2014 Newsweek Top National High Schools
 # 123 ( 2012 rank #206)
 2014 The Washington Post Top National High Schools
 # 567 ( #8 in New Jersey )
 2014 NJ Monthly Top NJ High Schools
 # 49 (2012 rank #51) (rankings released every two years)
NJ Monthly
Methodology Changes
 the new adjusted cohort graduation rate;
 elimination of data of students going on to four-year colleges,
two-year colleges and other postsecondary schools;
 elimination of student/computer ratio as a factor;
 increased weighting for data on test results and the
aforementioned graduation-rate calculation
NJ MONTHLY RANKING
% Faculty
Avg. Student
with
Grade
12
Year
Class Faculty
Masters
Enrollment Size
Ratio
or
Doctorate
CHS
CHS
2014
270
Not
factored
11.4
Not
factored
2012
261
20.3
9.9
37.7
Top 20
2014
Mean
273
Not
factored
9.68
Not
factored
Avg.
Comb.
SAT
Score
%
%
% Adv.
Adv.
Scoring
Prof:
Prof.
1550 Or
HSPA
HSPA
Above
Combined
LA
On SAT
Not
Not
factored factored
1605
40.8
Not
Not
factored factored
%
%
%
#
AP
Adj.
% Students
Adv.
Enrolled
Of
Test Cohort
Taking At
AP
Prof.
In College
Least One Takers Grad.
HSPA Tests
16 Mos.
AP Test
Scoring Rate
Offered
Math
After HS
3+
Not
39
Not
factored
47.5
57.8 factored 24
Not
factored 43.5
Not
27
71.4 factored 19
45.8
81.8
98
82
Not
factored
80.7
93.11
Not
factored
39.46
89.4
98
88.3
ADVANCED PLACEMENT
Year
% of student
population
taking AP
courses/exams
# of
tests
offered
# of
test
takers
# of
tests
taken
%
scored
3+
%
scored
4+
%
scored
5
Mean
2009-2010
28.0
26
323
643
77.0
49.8
24.6
3.428
2010-2011
32.7
27
367
727
80.3
55.6
25.3
3.564
2011-2012
33.8
26
384
789
81.5
57.9
29.3
3.629
2012-2013
35.9
26
384
804
80.6
53.4
23.1
3.510
2013-14
45.8
24
403
884
78.4
56.5
21.9
3.45
2014-15
(Projected)
40.4
27
457
HSPA
LANGUAGE ARTS
2009-2010
2010-2011
2011-2012
2012-2013
2013-2014
%
Partial Proficient
%
Proficient
%
Advanced
Proficient
%
Proficient + Advanced
CRANFORD
5.2
62.2
32.6
94.8
DFG I
3.8
61.9
34.3
96.2
CRANFORD
4.1
55.1
40.8
95.9
DFG I
3.5
59.4
37.1
96.5
CRANFORD
1.8
61.4
36.8
98.2
DFG I
2.7
59.4
38.0
97.4
CRANFORD
2.5
45.4
52.1
97.5
DFG I
2.6
52.1
45.4
97.5
CRANFORD
1
41.1
57.9
99
DFG I
1.9
43.1
55.1
98.2
HSPA
MATHEMATICS
2009-2010
2010-2011
2011-2012
2012-2013
2013-14
%
Partial
Proficient
%
Proficient
%
Advanced
Proficient
%
Proficient
+
Advanced
CRANFORD
18.1
45.3
36.6
81.9
DFG I
10.8
46.5
42.7
89.2
CRANFORD
10.5
45.9
43.5
89.4
DFG I
11.1
45.5
43.4
88.9
CRANFORD
8.5
51.5
40.1
91.6
DFG I
8.9
44.4
46.7
91.1
CRANFORD
7.2
48.0
44.8
92.8
DFG I
8.6
42.9
48.5
91.4
CRANFORD
10.7
49.7
39.6
89.3
DFGI
8.2
41.8
50
91.8
NATIONAL MERIT
SCHOLARSHIP
COMPETITION
Graduation
Year
Class
Size
#
Tested
# of
Finalists
# of
Semifinalists
# of
Commended
# of
Recognized
% of
Class
Tested
% of
Test
Takers
Recognized
% of
Class
Recognized
2010
273
184
0
0
5
5
67.40%
2.72%
1.83%
2011
277
198
0
0
4
4
71.48%
2.02%
1.44%
2012
284
212
4
0
14
18
74.65%
8.49%
6.34%
2013
269
211
1
0
13
14
78.44%
6.64%
5.20%
2014
296
217
TBD
1
11
12
73.3%
5%
4%
SAT
SCHOOL
Year
Verbal
CHS
Verbal
DFG
(State
2013-14)
Math
Math DFG
CHS (State
2013-14)
Essay
CHS
Essay
DFG (State
2013-14)
CHS
Mean
DFG
Mean
(State
2013-14)
20092010
511
546
532
574
513
555
1556
1675
20102011
529
543
542
570
534
552
1605
1665
20112012
559
534*
583
560*
571
538*
1713
1633*
20122013
547
NA
560
NA
560
NA
1666
NA
20132014
550
501
568
523
561
502
1679
1526
* Starting in 2011-2012 a DFG average was replaced with Peer Groups.
SAT
UNIVERSITY PROGRAM
Year
Verbal
Math
Writing
Combined
2009
699
711
691
2101
2010
652
667
657
1976
2011
659
688
678
2026
2012
673
686
684
2013
673
675
695
2044
2014
666
696
682
2044
2043
ACT
Subject Area Test
2012
CHS
(n=81)
2012
State
2013
CHS
(n=71)
2013
State
2014
CHS
2014
State
English
23.9
23.1
23.4
22.5
26.1
22.8
Mathematics
24.7
23.9
24.7
23.6
26.7
23.7
Reading
24.3
23.4
24.0
23.1
25.6
23.1
Science
23.1
22.6
22.7
22.2
24.3
22.4
Composite
24.0
23.4
23.8
23.0
25.8
23.1
“Success is achieved. It is not stumbled upon in the
course of amusing oneself. It is built upon tenacity and discipline
of purpose.”
Author Unknown
CRANFORD HIGH SCHOOL
GOALS
 Continue to reflect on data and improve student achievement
in HSPA, AP, SAT, and ACT
 Continue to seek ways to develop programs and course
offerings in order to personalize and expand opportunities for
increased rigor and engagement for all students

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