Carteret High School



Carteret High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Carteret 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
9 250
10 263
11 268
12 245
UG 2

Carteret High School is a public high school of the Carteret Public School District located in Carteret, NJ. It has 1,028 students in grades 9th through 12th. Carteret High School is the 180th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 5,778th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,028
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 81

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Carteret High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 541
(53%)
541
(53%)
 Female 487
(47%)
487
(47%)

Carteret High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 425
(41%)
425
(41%)
 Black 242
(24%)
242
(24%)
 Asian 221
(21%)
221
(21%)
 White 131
(13%)
131
(13%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Carteret High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 603
(59%)
603
(59%)
 Not Eligible 346
(34%)
346
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 79
(8%)
79
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Carteret High School is ranked 55th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Carteret High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (66.3%) 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.

Carteret High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1090
2006 1111
2007 1139
2008 1109
2009 1083
2010 1039
2011 991
2012 1061
2013 1054
2014 1033
2015 1028

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 14.6
2007 17
2008 14.6
2009 15.3
2010 15.3
2011 12.4
2012 13.7
2013 13.6
2014 13.2
2015 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52018348623853
2006 0.51665166516652
2007 0.53028972783143
2008 0.47971145175834
2009 0.54108956602031
2010 0.53031761308951
2011 0.58627648839556
2012 0.57115928369463
2013 0.62998102466793
2014 0.65343659244918
2015 0.66342412451362

Compare Carteret 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 66.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,028 12.7:1  
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