Kearny High School
is a four-year comprehensive public high school
located in Kearny
, New Jersey
, and operating as part of the Kearny School District
Construction began on the present school facility began in 1921. Kearny High School opened for the fall semester in September 1923. The school's stadium was completed in 1925. In 1940, an addition costing $400,000 was added. In 1974, another addition was added that cost $5 million dollars, providing a new Music and Art Department, new gymnasium, locker rooms, classrooms and parking. The school is divided into two different buildings that are connected to each other.
As of the 2009-10 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,774 students and 138 classroom teachers (on a FTE
basis, for a student–teacher ratio
of 12.86., National Center for Education Statistics
. Accessed July 5, 2011.
The school was the 230th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 322 schools statewide, in New Jersey Monthly
magazine's September 2010 cover story on the state's "Top Public High Schools", after being ranked 235th in 2008 out of 316 schools.Staff. , New Jersey Monthly
, August 16, 2010. Accessed March 28, 2011., New Jersey Monthly
, September 2008, posted August 7, 2008. Accessed August 19, 2008.
The Kearny Museum
includes a full collection... Read More