Hillside High School



Hillside High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hillside 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
9 227
10 232
11 206
12 199
UG 33

Hillside High School is a public high school of the Hillside Board of Education School District located in Hillside, NJ. It has 897 students in grades 9th through 12th. Hillside High School is the 210th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 6,643rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.5 to 1.

Total Students: 897
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 78.2

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Hillside High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 476
(53%)
476
(53%)
 Female 421
(47%)
421
(47%)

Hillside High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 622
(69%)
622
(69%)
 Hispanic 180
(20%)
180
(20%)
 White 83
(9%)
83
(9%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Hillside High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 499
(56%)
499
(56%)
 Not Eligible 318
(35%)
318
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 80
(9%)
80
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Hillside High School is ranked 74th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hillside High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.5%) 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.

Hillside High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1048
2006 984
2007 990
2008 915
2009 906
2010 916
2011 861
2012 807
2013 818
2014 849
2015 897

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 12.6
2007 19.4
2008 11.2
2009 11.6
2010 12.2
2011 11.4
2012 10.1
2013 12.8
2014 10.7
2015 11.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37404580152672
2006 0.38617886178862
2007 0.37272727272727
2008 0.37267759562842
2009 0.36865342163355
2010 0.44541484716157
2011 0.49825783972125
2012 0.47459727385378
2013 0.63325183374083
2014 0.63722025912839
2015 0.64548494983278

Compare Hillside High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,150.0% 11.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 64.5%
 

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