Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy



Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 261
10 247
11 248
12 233

Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy is a public high school of the Elizabeth Public Schools located in Elizabeth, NJ. It has 989 students in grades 9th through 12th. Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy is the 186th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 6,035th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.7 to 1.

Total Students: 989
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 72

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Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 536
(54%)
3,013
(49%)
 Male 453
(46%)
3,099
(51%)

Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 723
(73%)
4,326
(71%)
 Black 178
(18%)
1,240
(20%)
 White 72
(7%)
434
(7%)
 Asian 16
(2%)
105
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 726
(73%)
4,612
(75%)
 Not Eligible 155
(16%)
967
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 108
(11%)
533
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy is ranked 37th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.3%) 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.

Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 701
2010 707
2011 875
2012 915
2013 950
2014 973
2015 989

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 14
2010 16.4
2011 17.3
2012 11.7
2013 12.5
2014 13.5
2015 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.86305278174037
2010 0.87553041018388
2011 0.848
2012 0.87868852459016
2013 0.88526315789474
2014 0.82939362795478
2015 0.8432760364004

Compare Alexander Hamilton Preparatory Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 84.3%
 

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