James J Ferris High School



James J Ferris High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James J Ferris 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
9 390
10 340
11 245
12 327
UG 62

James J Ferris High School is a public high school of the Jersey City Public Schools located in Jersey City, NJ. It has 1,364 students in grades 9th through 12th. James J Ferris High School is the 107th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 3,821st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,364
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 138

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James J Ferris High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 732
(54%)
3,354
(52%)
 Female 632
(46%)
3,137
(48%)

James J Ferris High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 645
(47%)
2,295
(35%)
 Black 419
(31%)
2,398
(37%)
 Asian 201
(15%)
1,069
(16%)
 White 94
(7%)
637
(10%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
44
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
39
(1%)

James J Ferris High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 830
(61%)
3,821
(59%)
 Not Eligible 474
(35%)
2,245
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(4%)
425
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

James J Ferris High School is ranked 30th out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James J Ferris High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.2%) 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.

James J Ferris High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1399
2006 1379
2007 1404
2008 1502
2009 1555
2010 1622
2011 1542
2012 1364

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 13.7
2007 13
2008 13.1
2009 15.4
2010 16.1
2011 10.7
2012 9.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48320228734811
2006 0.42567077592458
2007 0.60897435897436
2008 0.58721704394141
2009 0.52926045016077
2010 0.5924784217016
2011 0.66536964980545
2012 0.6524926686217

Compare James J Ferris High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
990.0% 9.9:1
 
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 65.2%
 

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