Essex Junior Academy



Essex Junior Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Essex Junior Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 2
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 2
7 2
8 0
9 5
10 0
11 0
12 1
UG 8

Essex Junior Academy is a public high school of the Essex Regional Educational Services Commission School District located in Cedar Grove, NJ. It has 20 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Essex Junior Academy is the 478th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 24,307th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 2.9 to 1.

Total Students: 20
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 2.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 7

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Essex Junior Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 17
(85%)
67
(81%)
 Female 3
(15%)
16
(19%)

Essex Junior Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 19
(95%)
66
(80%)
 Hispanic 1
(5%)
17
(20%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Essex Junior Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 14
(70%)
58
(70%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(15%)
6
(7%)
 Not Eligible 3
(15%)
19
(23%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Essex Junior Academy is ranked 439th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Essex Junior Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.0%) 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.

Essex Junior Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 61
2006 46
2007 54
2008 29
2009 32
2010 10
2011 20
2012 41
2013 35
2014 12
2015 20

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 6.6
2006 6.6
2007 7.7
2008 3.8
2009 10.7
2010 3.3
2011 2.3
2012 N/A
2013 7
2014 2
2015 2.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.95081967213115
2006 0.8695652173913
2007 0.92592592592593
2008 0.86206896551724
2009 0.90625
2010 0.3
2011 0.35
2012 0.58536585365854
2013 0.74285714285714
2014 0.91666666666667
2015 0.85

Compare Essex Junior Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
290.0% 2.9:1
 
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 85.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Essex Junior Academy
Cedar Grove, NJ
Public KG - 12 20 2.9:1  
Cedar Grove High School
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Public 09 - 12 503 12.1:1 1 miles
The Children'S Institute
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Private PK - 12 233 6:1 2 miles
Verona High School
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Public 09 - 12 615 13.8:1 2 miles
Mount Saint Dominic Academy
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Private 09 - 12 308 5:1 3 miles
West Essex Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 588 11.4:1 3 miles
Passaic Valley Regional High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,301 12.3:1 3 miles
Montclair High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,013 12.9:1 3 miles
West Essex High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,113 12.1:1 3 miles
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