Nutley High School scored a "B" in Inside Jersey’s
public high school ratings, while Belleville High School received a
Inside Jersey looked at the New Jersey
Department of Education's High School Proficiency Assessment results for
language arts and math tests.
The annual assessment was done differently this year, according to the publication. Rather than rating schools based on a single year's scores, results were compared over a four-year period.
SAT scores were also weighted to come up with the grades.
Schools which received As and Bs had higher than average test scores. The article says B grade reflect above average scores and average growth and C grades show below average scores with above average growth.
Nearby schools scoring an "A" include Glen Ridge, West Essex and Caldwell.