Previously ranked 62nd Best High School in New Jersey by U.S. News and World Report in 2016-17. About 40% of our Juniors and Seniors take Advanced Placement courses. 98% of our students in grades 9, 10 & 11 take the PSAT assessment.
|White|| 85% |
|Black|| 2% |
|Asian|| 5% |
|Hispanic|| 8% |
|American Indian or Native Alaskan|| 0% |
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander|| 1% |
|Multiracial|| 0% |
|Female|| 47.0% |
|Male|| 53.0% |
|Economically disadvantaged students|| 1% |
|Students with disabilities|| 14% |
|English learners|| 0% |
|Homeless students|| 0% |
|Students in foster care|| 0% |
|Military-connected students|| 0% |
|Migrant students|| 0% |
|Grade||Percent of total students||Students|
|9th Grade|| 25% ||128|
|10th Grade|| 25% ||126|
|11th Grade|| 23% ||117|
|12th Grade|| 26% ||131|
|Incidents per year|
|Harassment, intimidation, and bullying||0|
|Days absent||Percent of students|
|0 days|| 6% |
|1 to 5 days|| 37% |
|6 to 10 days|| 40% |
|11 to 15 days|| 13% |
|Over 15 days|| 4% |
|English|| 90.9% |
|Other|| 4.8% |
|Spanish|| 2.7% |
|Arabic|| 1.6% |
Learn more about Cedar Grove High School.
Through its dedication to high standards, collaboration, digital learning and community involvement, the Cedar Grove School District, an academic community committed to excellence, provides a comprehensive education that empowers all students to become life-long learners & productive citizens in the 21st century. In C.G., we envision a digitally connected school district & community where learning is continuous, collaborative, relevant, & adaptive to meet the needs of the 21st century learner
Cedar Grove High School has a small population of about 500 students. Although we are a small size, we offer a large amount of classes to prepare our students for college and career readiness. We offer 13 AP classes and over 20 honors classes along with 3 duel enrollment classes which college credit is given: Tomorrows Teachers (Fairleigh Dickinson University), Sports Management and Accounting I (Syracuse University)
Baseball (Boys), Basketball (Boys & Girls), Cheerleading (Coed), Cross Country (Boys & Girls), Football (Coed), Ice Hockey (Coed), Lacrosse (Boys & Girls), Soccer (Boys & Girls), Softball (Girls), Tennis (Boys & Girls), Track and Field - Spring (Boys & Girls), Track and Field - Winter (Boys & Girls), Volleyball (Girls), Wrestling (Coed)
Cedar Grove High School offers over 25 extra-curricular clubs; there is something for everyone at CGHS; All School Council, Film Club, Chess Club, Robotics, Science Club, Red Cross Club, Peer Leadership, Spanish & Italian Club, Irish Club, Travel Club, GSA, Robotics and much more!
Cedar Grove High School offers juniors a Zero Period 2 credit pass/fail SAT prep class from January to March at 7:10 AM. Students meet twice a week in preparation for the March SAT which is offered at CGHS.
Staff at CGHS continues to focus more and more on analyzing data; teachers are able to use a program called, Measure of Academic Progress to see what their students range is in reading and mathematics; Fall testing is solely for baseline data and the Spring MAP will see improvements in those same areas. Additionally, the staff at CGHS has incorporated technology into their classrooms, google documents and google classroom are used daily through chrome books in most classes as well as the art of flipping the classroom.
95% of students in the class of 2018-19 were accepted into 2 or 4 year colleges. Cedar Grove High School offers an annual Financial Aid night for students/parents each fall. Students attend a variety of colleges/universities such as; Dartmouth, Fordham, Rutgers, Connecticut, Delaware, Pittsburgh, Rhode Island, Ohio State, Montclair State, Penn State, Rowan and Marist
CGHS offers a various amount of student support services such as; academic support, I & RS, 504 Committee, ESL, Child Study Team, Peer Tutoring, Math Applications and Reading/Writing Strategies
Cedar Grove High School offers breakfast daily for students beginning at 7:30 AM. Students participate in physical education for three marking periods and have one marking period of health class. Sophomores take Driver's Education as their health requirement. In addition to health class, CGHS has a full time Students Assistance Counselor on staff to assist students with personal problems and encourage them to build upon their strengths.
It is paramount for the success of CGHS to have parent and community involvement continually. Our Association of Parents and Teachers (APT) work tirelessly to provide scholarships to students in the senior class as well as using funds for beautification purposes inside & outside CGHS. We have a true partnership with the community and it is evident by the tremendous amount of support we receive when having events such as; drama & musical performances, concerts and especially athletic events.
Our Robotics/Engineering course has taken off. 20 students experienced self directed personalized instruction enriched with authentic learning experiences and engagement in a digital community of learners. With such a large interest from the students, GCHS will offer Robotics II and STEM Design for the 2019-2020 school year.
In the 2019-20 School Year CGHS will be adding two new dual enrollment classes such as, Criminal Justice through Fairleigh Dickinson University and Foundations Human Behavior (psychology) through Syracuse University. We are constantly adding to our program of studies. We will also be adding the following new courses: AP Language and Composition, AP Computer Science, Engineering/Robotics II and Film II. Additionally, we will increase our commitment to digital learning by going one-to-one with all students in CGHS.