Essex Street Academy



Essex Street Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Essex Street Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 83
10 93
11 87
12 75
UG 1

Essex Street Academy is a public high school of the New York City Geographic District # 2 School District located in New York, NY. It has 339 students in grades 9th through 12th. Essex Street Academy is the 1,020th largest public high school in New York and the 13,653rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.7 to 1.

Total Students: 339
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.67

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Essex Street Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 172
(51%)
20,626
(55%)
 Male 167
(49%)
16,944
(45%)

Essex Street Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 182
(54%)
17,055
(45%)
 Black 102
(30%)
9,031
(24%)
 White 28
(8%)
4,307
(11%)
 Asian 20
(6%)
6,475
(17%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
361
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
227
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
114
(0%)

Essex Street Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 215
(63%)
19,809
(53%)
 Not Eligible 104
(31%)
15,618
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(6%)
2,143
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Essex Street Academy is ranked 646th out of 0 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Essex Street Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.3%) is higher than the state average of 41.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Essex Street Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 183
2006 270
2007 344
2008 353
2009 365
2010 329
2011 343
2012 339

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 12.3
2007 17.3
2008 13.5
2009 13.4
2010 11.5
2011 17.6
2012 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80874316939891
2006 0.82962962962963
2007 0.69476744186047
2008 0.72521246458924
2009
2010 0.70516717325228
2011 0.69679300291545
2012 0.69321533923304

Compare Essex Street Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,281.0% 12.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 69.3%
 

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