Atlantic City High School in Atlantic City, NJ - Niche

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Atlantic City High School is a public school in Atlantic City, New Jersey. It has 2,005 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 70% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 216 reviews written and they have been mixed.

1400 North Albany Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 343-7300

Ratings and Reviews
3.5 from 216 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: My school offers a bunch of great after-school programs. They offer plenty of extracurriculars, clubs and organizations.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: We currently and always have had fire drills and lock downs where the teachers sweep the whole building for intruders and we act as if people did come in. We usually turn off all the lights, lock the door, and hide.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: I personally don't know too much about the kids parents are involved but they are very prevalent during athletic events.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Teachers: I like my school, I think it's a good school but some teachers are better than others. Some classmates are better than others too but overall I can say i have learned a lot through out the time I've been here.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: After-school activities are fun. There's a lot to do. If you need help or if you're struggling in a certain class, there are tutors available after school. Also, there is SAT prep classes that you can take too.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Mainland Regional High School 6 mi. 1,419
3.66 Absegami High School 8 mi. 1,537
3.66 Ocean City High School 8 mi. 1,221
4.00 Egg Harbor Township High School 8 mi. 2,422
3.33 Oakcrest High School 12 mi. 1,088

Around Atlantic City High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 47%
Male 52%

Student Diversity

Atlantic City High School United States Absegami High School Egg Harbor Township High School Mainland Regional High School Oakcrest High School Ocean City High School
Hispanic 32.0% 25.0% 13.0% 22.0% 11.0% 17.0% 3.0%
African American 28.0% 15.0% 17.0% 10.0% 5.0% 28.0% 2.0%
White 20.0% 51.0% 50.0% 47.0% 73.0% 46.0% 91.0%
Asian 18.0% 4.8% 16.0% 15.0% 5.0% 6.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 0% 4.0% 3.0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 31.3%
Grade 10 26.6%
Grade 11 22.8%
Grade 12 19.4%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 33 responses

  • 76% Yes
  • 15% Not sure.
  • 9% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 28 responses

  • 30% Variety of clubs/sports
  • 21% Variety of academics available for students
  • 21% Student body are very accepting
  • 14% Tutoring after school with teachers or students
  • 8% Diversity
  • 5% Challenging Courses

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 25% Stupid kids who ruin things for the rest
  • 20% The fights
  • 18% The students
  • 14% Security
  • 10% Lack of punishment by some teachers
  • 10% Lot of school work
  • 2% Large class size
  • 2% Dress Code

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 29 responses

  • 76% There's a lot of diversity among the student body.
  • 14% Crazy
  • 10% The advanced placement classes and honors courses

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 28 responses

  • 54% Real.
  • 18% Diverse
  • 14% Helpful.
  • 7% Fun
  • 7% Crazy

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 43% The "hardest" classes have the best teachers.
  • 22% There are a lot of different people here.
  • 22% Walk under the balcony
  • 9% Its a good school you'll like it
  • 4% Take advantage of the great opportunities offered

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 88% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 12% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.