Spotswood High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school, serving students in ninth through twelfth grade in Spotswood, in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States, operating as the lone secondary school of the Spotswood Public Schools.As of the 2014-15 school year, the school had an enrollment of 735 students and 66.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 11.1:1. There were 77 students (10.5% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 34 (4.6% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.Students from Helmetta, a non-operating district, attend school in Spotswood beginning in grammar school; students from Milltown attend the high school as part of a sending/receiving relationship with the Milltown Public Schools.Awards, recognition and rankingsDuring the 1992-93 school year, Spotswood High School was awarded the Blue Ribbon School Award of Excellence by the United States Department of Education, the highest award an American school can receive. The school was the 159th-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 339 schools statewide in New Jersey Monthly magazine's September 2014 cover story on the state's "Top Public High Schools", using a new ranking methodology. The school had been ranked 102nd in the state of 328 schools in 2012, after being ranked 105th in 2010 out of 322 schools listed. The magazine ranked the school 126th in 2008 out of 316 schools. The school was ranked 183rd in the magazine's September 2006 issue, which surveyed 316 schools across the state.