Highland Park High School



Highland Park High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Highland Park 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
9 128
10 121
11 127
12 121

Highland Park High School is a public high school of the Highland Park Boro School District located in Highland Park, NJ. It has 497 students in grades 9th through 12th. Highland Park High School is the 336th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 10,828th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.1 to 1.

Total Students: 497
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 41

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Highland Park High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 255
(51%)
255
(51%)
 Female 242
(49%)
242
(49%)

Highland Park High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 202
(41%)
202
(41%)
 Hispanic 117
(24%)
117
(24%)
 Asian 111
(22%)
111
(22%)
 Black 49
(10%)
49
(10%)
 Two or More 18
(4%)
18
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Highland Park High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 335
(67%)
335
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 128
(26%)
128
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(7%)
34
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Highland Park High School is ranked 259th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Highland Park High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (32.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 34.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Highland Park High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 454
2006 443
2007 419
2008 388
2009 411
2010 413
2011 413
2012 449
2013 460
2014 474
2015 497

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 12
2007 14
2008 10.4
2009 15.8
2010 15.1
2011 11.6
2012 13.4
2013 13
2014 13.2
2015 12.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21806167400881
2006 0.2234762979684
2007 0.27684964200477
2008 0.28092783505155
2009 0.2360097323601
2010 0.22760290556901
2011 0.32445520581114
2012 0.32516703786192
2013 0.3304347826087
2014 0.33333333333333
2015 0.32595573440644

Compare Highland Park High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 32.6%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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