Career Academy



Career Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Career 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 27
10 28
11 46
12 131

Career Academy is a public high school of the Hudson County Schools of Technology School District located in Jersey City, NJ. It has 232 students in grades 9th through 12th. Career Academy is the 395th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 16,241st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 232
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.05

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Career Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 122
(53%)
1,017
(48%)
 Female 110
(47%)
1,086
(52%)

Career Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 125
(54%)
299
(14%)
 Hispanic 71
(31%)
964
(46%)
 White 20
(9%)
453
(22%)
 Asian 11
(5%)
358
(17%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(2%)
24
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Career Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 159
(69%)
947
(45%)
 Not Eligible 55
(24%)
882
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(8%)
274
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Career Academy is ranked 226th out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Career Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 32.5%. 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.

Compare Career Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 76.3%
 

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