Lists High Tech Third in Its Ranking of Most Diverse High Schools in New Jersey

(Pittsburgh, PA—May 1, 2015), formerly known as College Prowler, which ranks and reviews K-12 schools, colleges, cities, and neighborhoods, recently published its ranking of “100 Most Diverse High Schools in New Jersey,” listing High Tech third in the Garden State, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School.

High Tech, a public school located in North Bergen, hosts 618 students in grades 9-12.  Based on the New Jersey Department of Education’s standards, 95% of High Tech students have proven their proficiency in math and/or reading.  On its website, received 126 reviews about High Tech, most of which have been positive.

“Most Diverse Public High Schools” ranks 9,538 high schools based on diversity statistics and more than 1.1 million opinions from 250,000 students and parents. A high ranking indicates that the school is extremely diverse and fosters a community that accepts and promotes a diversity of viewpoints, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and sexual orientations.

Founded by Luke Skurman in 2002 as a publisher of print guidebooks on colleges in the U.S., has received national recognition for its ranking system.  In 2005, Fast Company magazinelisted it as one of the 50 fastest-growing companies in the country.  Originally, the company produced print guidebooks, but by 2007, the company listed its content online for a subscription fee.  In 2009, had eliminated its subscription service, providing all of its web content free of charge to the general public.

For an in-depth explanation of ranking criteria employed by, please visit the company’s website:
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