New Jersey can stand proud among schools across the nation with a near-90 percent graduation rate, one of the highest in the country, reports njspotlight.com.
Bergen County had one school with 100 percent graduation: Bergen County Technical School, according to a njspotlight.com chart.
Passaic had two schools in Paterson with 100 percent graduation rates: Harp Academy and Rosa Parks Arts School, according to a njspotlight.com chart.
Wealthier districts fared best but minorities and those from low-income families surpassed 80 percent graduation rates for the first time, according to njspotlight.com.
Big differences between individual schools fall along socio-economic lines, with the state’s largest cities, like Newark’s Barringer High School, having a graduation rate of only 35 percent, reports njspotlight.com.
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