Clifton High School



Clifton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Clifton 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
9 738
10 773
11 731
12 702
UG 92

Clifton High School is a public high school of the Clifton Public School District located in Clifton, NJ. It has 3,036 students in grades 9th through 12th. Clifton High School is the 5th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 250th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.4 to 1.

Total Students: 3,036
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 226.5

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Clifton High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 1,609
(53%)
1,609
(53%)
 Female 1,427
(47%)
1,427
(47%)

Clifton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,654
(54%)
1,654
(54%)
 White 1,004
(33%)
1,004
(33%)
 Asian 213
(7%)
213
(7%)
 Black 154
(5%)
154
(5%)
 Two or More 8
(0%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Clifton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,402
(46%)
1,402
(46%)
 Not Eligible 1,369
(45%)
1,369
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 265
(9%)
265
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Clifton High School is ranked 7th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Clifton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.9%) is 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.

Clifton High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 3375
2006 3397
2007 3423
2008 3324
2009 3336
2010 3373
2011 3364
2012 3274
2013 3150
2014 3156
2015 3036

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 14.9
2007 17.7
2008 14.9
2009 16.4
2010 17.1
2011 15.2
2012 14.3
2013 13.7
2014 13.8
2015 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14607407407407
2006 0.20047100382691
2007 0.20420683610868
2008 0.25210589651023
2009 0.29586330935252
2010 0.366142899496
2011 0.38168846611177
2012 0.4257788637752
2013 0.53555555555556
2014 0.55798479087452
2015 0.54907773386034

Compare Clifton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 54.9%
 

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Public 09 - 12 3,036 13.4:1  
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