Atlantic City High School



Atlantic City High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Atlantic City High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 602
10 527
11 414
12 405
UG 6

Atlantic City High School is a public high school of the Atlantic City Public Schools located in Atlantic City, NJ. It has 1,954 students in grades 9th through 12th. Atlantic City High School is the 38th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 1,734th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,954
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 154

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Atlantic City High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,022
(52%)
1,022
(52%)
 Female 932
(48%)
932
(48%)

Atlantic City High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 707
(36%)
707
(36%)
 Black 541
(28%)
541
(28%)
 Asian 368
(19%)
368
(19%)
 White 321
(16%)
321
(16%)
 Pacific Islander 10
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Two or More 6
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Atlantic City High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,215
(62%)
1,215
(62%)
 Not Eligible 685
(35%)
685
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 54
(3%)
54
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Atlantic City High School is ranked 14th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Atlantic City High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 34.7%. 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.

Atlantic City High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2574
2006 2574
2007 2327
2008 2264
2009 2319
2010 2327
2011 2150
2012 2097
2013 2005
2014 2010
2015 1954

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 14.5
2007 15.2
2008 12.9
2009 14.2
2010 14.6
2011 12.7
2012 10.7
2013 10.2
2014 10
2015 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.49300699300699
2006 0.496114996115
2007 0.46798452943704
2008 0.55079505300353
2009 0.54549374730487
2010 0.57112161581435
2011 0.69441860465116
2012 0.79589890319504
2013 0.77905236907731
2014 0.68855721393035
2015 0.64943705220061

Compare Atlantic City High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 64.9%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,954 12.7:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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