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Linden High School is a public school in Linden, NJ. It has 1,760 students in grades 9-12. Students score below average on state standardized tests. There have been 94 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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High School Senior

On Teachers: There are really good teachers, and there are really bad teachers. The good teachers I have had the pleasure to have spent my time with were really good with teaching. They knew what they were doing and aided my classes when we needed help. Many of them are enthusiastic about what they are teaching. They also take time to know their students. I didn't have many bad teachers, and that's a good thing. The few that I have experienced did not know how to teach. It was evident that they knew the material, but they didn't know how to make their students understand what they were teaching. Sarcastic jokes were constantly made in the classroom by the teacher. I had to use Youtube to help me understand what I was being taught.

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High School Senior

On Resources & Facilities: The outside of the school building looks fine. Many of the rooms inside are good such as the auditorium and gym and some classrooms. But in the hallways, you can see that some of the ceiling tiles have come off and the inner ceilings can be visible. Guidance counselors are ok. The National Honors Society does tutoring during Tuesdays and Thursdays, but not many people come.

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High School Senior

On Administration & Policies: My guidance counselor has helped me a great deal throughout my high school years. The principal tends to move around the school a lot, which makes it a bit hard to look for her when you need to. The dress code isn't as enforced as it should be. Students can easily get away with wearing what they want. If they get caught by their teacher, they can easily change when they get to their lockers. Also, even though some students follow the dress code, their clothes can still be inappropriate, which defeats the purpose of dress code, and nobody does anything about it.

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High School Senior

On Extracurriculars: There is a wide variety of clubs and organizations in my school. They give us, the students, many opportunities to explore what we like and what we want to pursue in the future. For example, we have an after-school program called E-MAP that helps prepare members of the club for the business world. The Learn and Serve program is a program during school where students go to an elementary school to help the teachers with their students and get experience in elementary classrooms. The clubs in my school such as art club and key club are excellent. Our supervisors are very supportive.

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High School Junior

On Overall Experience: There's always a pro and con to almost everything. I love the people I met at this school. Some are not a good influence but I stick with those who will benefit me in the future. I would choose this school again for the good friends I've met here.

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Linden High School is a public school in Linden, NJ. It has 1,760 students in grades 9-12. Students score below average on state standardized tests. There have been 94 reviews written and they have been mixed.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

81%

Test Performance

13
Linden High School performed better than 13% of other schools on New Jersey math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1580

Based on 44 students surveyed
Math
530
Verbal
520
Writing
530

ACT:
24

Based on 14 students surveyed
Math
24
English
23
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 27% Cleaning
  • 18% Student's complete disregard for authority
  • 14% Lack proper cooling equipment
  • 9% A bathroom stall hasn't been fixed for two years
  • 9% The disgusting administration
  • 9% Teachers
  • 9% Lack of supplies
  • 5% Education

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 55% Sports and IB
  • 18% Students and teachers
  • 18% Variety of opportunities
  • 9% Sports

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 43% Be ready to deal with animals
  • 29% Take IB classes! It's challenging but will pay off
  • 14% Come with a mindset to work
  • 14% Try not to be late

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 33% United
  • 33% Uncreative
  • 17% Motivated
  • 17% Beautiful teachers

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 36% Yes
  • 45% Not sure.
  • 18% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 7 responses

  • 100% Diversity

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
51.0%
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Female
49.0%
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Racial Diversity

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African American
36.5%
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Hispanic
35.2%
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White
24.5%
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Asian
2.1%
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Multiracial
1.5%
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Native American
0.1%
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Pacific Islander
0.1%