Orange High School
is a three-year comprehensive public high school
that serves students in tenth through twelfth grades from Orange
in Essex County
, New Jersey
, United States, as part of the Orange Board of Education
As of the 2008-09 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,089 students and 94.9 classroom teachers (on an FTE
basis), for a student–teacher ratio
of 11.5., National Center for Education Statistics
. Accessed March 30, 2011.
The school was the 315th-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 308th in 2008 out of 316 schools.Staff. , New Jersey Monthly
, August 16, 2010. Accessed March 30, 2011., New Jersey Monthly
, September 2008, posted August 7, 2008. Accessed August 19, 2008.
The current building housing Orange High School is the fourth site used for the school, in three different parts of the city. The first, dedicated on September 13, 1869, was located next to the First Church of Orange (Presbyterian). The second site was located at Main and Cleveland Streets. The third is now being used as Orange Middle School. The fourth, and current site, was dedicated on October 7, 1973, after opening to... Read More