East Orange Campus High School


East Orange Campus High School

Infobox_School
name = East Orange Campus High School


imagesize =
motto =
established =
grades = 10 - 12
district = East Orange School District
type = Public high school
principal = Dr. Kelvin Harris
asst principal = Dr. Monica D. Burton
John Edwards
James Pederson
Lois Perkins-Stevens
enrollment = 1,904 (as of 2005-06)
faculty = 124.4 (on FTE basis)
ratio = 15.3
nickname = Jaguars
conference = Iron Hills Conference
colors =
publication =
location = 340 Prospect Street
East Orange, NJ 07017
information = 973-266-7300
website = [http://www.eastorange.k12.nj.us/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=33 School website]

East Orange Campus High School is a public high school located in the city of East Orange, in Essex County, New Jersey, United States, serving students in grades 10-12. The school is part of the East Orange School District, classified as an Abbott District. The school is located in the former campus of Upsala College.

As of the 2005-06 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,904 students and 124.4 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student-teacher ratio of 15.3. [http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/school_detail.asp?Search=1&DistrictID=3409210&ID=340921000568 East Orange Campus High School] , National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed December 1, 2007.]

The school was the 263rd-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 316 schools statewide, in "New Jersey Monthly" magazine's September 2008 cover story on the state's "Top Public High Schools". The school was ranked 286th in the magazine's September 2006 issue, which surveyed 316 schools across the state. [ [http://njmonthly.com/articles/towns_and_schools/highschoolrankings/top-new-jersey-high-schools-by-rank.html "Top New Jersey High Schools 2008: By Rank"] , "New Jersey Monthly", September 2008, posted August 7, 2008. Accessed August 19, 2008.]

Athletics

The East Orange Campus High School Jaguars compete in the Iron Hills Conference, an athletic conference made up of high schools located in Essex County, Morris County and Union County.

The girls basketball team won the 2003 North II, Group IV state sectional championship with a 74-55 win over Barringer High School. [ [http://www.bracketmaker.com/tmenu.cfm?tid=30419&tclass=North%20II%2C%20Group%20IV 2003 Girls Basketball - North II, Group IV] , NJSIAA. Accessed July 9, 2007.]

On December 2, 2007, the team won the North I, Group IV state sectional championship with a 31-13 win over Montclair High School, in a game played at Giants Stadium. The win was the team's first sectional title since the playoff era began in 1974. [Kinney, Mike. [http://www.nj.com/hssports/ledger/index.ssf?/base/sports-1/1196660129294840.xml&coll=1 "Pendleton rallies East Orange past Montclair"] , "The Star-Ledger", December 3, 2007. Accessed December 3, 2007. "And so he did, completing six of eight passes for 112 yards and a touchdown in the second half to rally East Orange Campus, No. 12 in The Star-Ledger Top 20, to a 31-13 victory over No. 19 Montclair for the NJSIAA/Gatorade North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4 title yesterday at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford. It was the school's first crown since the playoff format began in 1974."] [ [http://www.bracketmaker.com/tmenu.cfm?tid=246272&tclass=North%20I%2C%20Group%20IV 2007 Football - North I, Group IV] , NJSIAA. Accessed December 3, 2007.]

Administration

Core members of the school's administration are: [ [http://www.eastorange.k12.nj.us/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=33 East Orange High School] . Accessed December 3, 2007.]
*Dr. Kelvin Harris, Principal
*Dr. Monica D. Burton, Assistant Principal
*John Edwards, Assistant Principal
*James Pederson, Assistant Principal
*Lois Perkins-Stevens, Assistant Principal

Notable alumni

*Janis Ian (born 1951), singer-songwriter. [Nash, Margo. [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9F0CE1DC1631F935A25750C0A9659C8B63 "JERSEY FOOTLIGHTS"] , "The New York Times", March 16, 2003. Accessed December 19, 2007. "Yet when Janis Ian went to East Orange High School, she was kicked out of the chorus."]
*Treach (born 1970), Vin Rock, and Kay Gee, members of rap group Naughty by Nature.
*Chris Fletcher, former American football player

References

External links

* [http://www.eastorange.k12.nj.us/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=33 East Orange High School]
* [http://www.eastorange.k12.nj.us/ East Orange School District]
*NJReportCard|13|1210|0|East Orange School District
* [http://nces.ed.gov/ccd/schoolsearch/school_list.asp?Search=1&DistrictID=3404230 Data for the East Orange School District] , National Center for Education Statistics


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