Penns Grove High School



Penns Grove High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Penns Grove 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
9 155
10 126
11 110
12 132
UG 31

Penns Grove High School is a public high school of the Penns Grove-Carneys Point Regional School District located in Carneys Point, NJ. It has 554 students in grades 9th through 12th. Penns Grove High School is the 321st largest public high school in New Jersey and the 9,959th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.5 to 1.

Total Students: 554
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 53

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Penns Grove High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 301
(54%)
301
(54%)
 Female 253
(46%)
253
(46%)

Penns Grove High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 241
(44%)
241
(44%)
 Hispanic 160
(29%)
160
(29%)
 White 150
(27%)
150
(27%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Penns Grove High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 324
(58%)
324
(58%)
 Not Eligible 188
(34%)
188
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 42
(8%)
42
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Penns Grove High School is ranked 141st out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Penns Grove High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.1%) 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.

Penns Grove High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 622
2006 669
2007 694
2008 684
2009 665
2010 577
2011 565
2012 577
2013 603
2014 592
2015 554

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.5
2006 11.9
2007 15.1
2008 12.4
2009 12.1
2010 10.9
2011 8.8
2012 10.1
2013 10.9
2014 11.4
2015 10.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43890675241158
2006 0.46038863976084
2007 0.48270893371758
2008 0.50438596491228
2009 0.55639097744361
2010 0.58058925476603
2011 0.5787610619469
2012 0.67590987868284
2013 0.60364842454395
2014 0.67060810810811
2015 0.66064981949458

Compare Penns Grove High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,050.0% 10.5:1
 
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 66.1%
 

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