High School Reports Released


The reports were released by the State of New Jersey for all the high schools in the state, as published at NJ.Com. Here are the results for three of the East Orange schools:

This year, the report for the first time include the percentage of students in high schools participating in so-called career and technical education programs (CTE), a growing niche producing some of the state's highest performing students.

The graduation rate and dropout rate for Campus High should be of concern to every resident of East Orange.

On November 10th, 2014, the state released another report which can be found at NJ.Com. Focusing in on East Orange Campus High School we see early signs of trouble:


The graduation rate, dropout rate and failure rates for Campus High should be of concern to every resident of East Orange, whether you have children in the schools or not. Here is one reason why:

From: Commissioner’s Annual Report to the Education Committees of the Senate and General Assembly on
Violence, Vandalism and Substance Abuse in New Jersey Public Schools
July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014
Published December 2014

I don't think the violence, vandalism and substance abuse is attributable to students who are working hard in school and getting ready to go to college. Also, the violence, vandalism, use of weapons and substance abuse is not limited to the school day or happening only in the school buildings.

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