John E. Dwyer Technology Academy



John E. Dwyer Technology Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

John E. Dwyer Technology Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 397
10 325
11 258
12 187
UG 70

John E. Dwyer Technology Academy is a public high school of the Elizabeth Public Schools located in Elizabeth, NJ. It has 1,237 students in grades 9th through 12th. John E. Dwyer Technology Academy is the 134th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 4,583rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,237
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 99

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John E. Dwyer Technology Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 816
(66%)
3,099
(51%)
 Female 421
(34%)
3,013
(49%)

John E. Dwyer Technology Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 889
(72%)
4,326
(71%)
 Black 261
(21%)
1,240
(20%)
 White 62
(5%)
434
(7%)
 Asian 23
(2%)
105
(2%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

John E. Dwyer Technology Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 979
(79%)
4,612
(75%)
 Not Eligible 171
(14%)
967
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 87
(7%)
533
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

John E. Dwyer Technology Academy is ranked 19th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of John E. Dwyer Technology Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.2%) 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.

John E. Dwyer Technology Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 957
2010 936
2011 838
2012 938
2013 1070
2014 1213
2015 1237

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 9.8
2010 10.4
2011 9
2012 12.3
2013 11.8
2014 12.4
2015 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.85684430512017
2010 0.88888888888889
2011 0.84964200477327
2012 0.90938166311301
2013 0.86355140186916
2014 0.83099752679308
2015 0.86176232821342

Compare John E. Dwyer Technology Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 86.2%
 

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