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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 102 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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Recent Alumnus

On Sports & Fitness: For the most part school spirit is very contagious. Even the most cold heart person you will catch at a foot ball game cheering on our team. There are a lot of people who care about the school and the connection all students have with one another.

Recent Alumnus

On Student Culture & Diversity: Most students at this school come in with the mentality to not follow the lead of anyone. People normally say no to drugs, alcohol, etc. and its simple to say no. It would mainly depend on the crowd of people with who you hang out with. From my experience, i was able to say no to a lot of things and i wasn't judged on it. People will always find a way to talk about you or say something negative but for the most part I've stuck behind most if not all my decisions and its made the person i am today. The social groups are very diverse so there's no uncomfortable feeling in groups or clicks.

Recent Alumnus

On Overall Experience: I've enjoyed this high school and if i could have the opportunity to go back i would do it all over again. There are so many options for academics as well as other additional courses you can choose from. There are different courses that would fit anyone. From dance, to musical theater, cooking, economics, business, keyboarding, ROTC, etc. The academics are as strong as you make them to be. If you have the choice to enroll in honors courses that's great ! Those courses are as challenging and they can make you work. The sports are what make the school as well, in all sports there are varsity and JV teams so mostly everyone has a chance to be on a school team. The pep-rally's and the game shows are fun and make the students become closer. There is spirit week here where the school has different themes for everyday for the homecoming game week. There are pajama day, twin day, black and white day, mismatch day, stripes day, and on Friday spirit week where students are allowed to paint themselves in our school colors which are orange and black, People come with orange hair, oranges faces, etc. Its an overall great experience and no reason to not pass all your classes because there is always extra help you can get.

Recent Alumnus

On Food: Most of the food in the cafeteria is good. There are salads, subs, and wraps made everyday and fresh. There is also an option to put in your salad order, sub order, or wrap order early in the day so you dont have to wait in line. Most of the lunch time goes to waiting in line which doesnt help wjen you need to sit and eat your food. There is also the usual greasy food of fries, chocolate chip cookies, pretezels, cheese fries, etc. This school has done great in trying to at least lower the lines of the cafeteria by adding another stand of just the usual greasy food since everyone like to eat that more.

Recent Alumnus

On Health & Safety: For the most part this school is safe. The students aren't dangerous in any aspect as when i was a student. There will be occasional fights in the hallways, certain groups who don't get along with each other, and the occasional bullying. From being as student here, for the most part everyone gets along. If students don't get along they would keep out of each others way or fight. People would start drama as in any high school. But in this school most of it is easy to ignore and get past by.


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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 102 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

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Test Performance

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

Average standardized
test results


Based on 44 students surveyed


Based on 14 students surveyed
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🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 25% Cleaning
  • 21% Student's complete disregard for authority
  • 17% Lack proper cooling equipment
  • 8% A bathroom stall hasn't been fixed for two years
  • 8% The disgusting administration
  • 8% Teachers
  • 8% Lack of supplies
  • 4% Education

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 38% Be ready to deal with animals
  • 38% Take IB classes! It's challenging but will pay off
  • 12% Come with a mindset to work
  • 12% Try not to be late

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 29% Motivated
  • 29% United
  • 29% Uncreative
  • 14% Beautiful teachers

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

  • 47% Sports and IB
  • 20% Students and teachers
  • 20% Variety of opportunities
  • 13% Sports

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 42% Yes
  • 42% Not sure.
  • 17% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 8 responses

  • 100% Diversity

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

Gender Diversity


Racial Diversity

African American
Native American
Pacific Islander