University Academy Charter High School



University Academy Charter High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

University Academy Charter 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
9 120
10 120
11 105
12 91

University Academy Charter High School is a public high school of the University Academy Charter High School located in Jersey City, NJ. It has 436 students in grades 9th through 12th. University Academy Charter High School is the 354th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 11,846th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.2 to 1.

Total Students: 436
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 39

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University Academy Charter High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 229
(53%)
229
(53%)
 Male 207
(47%)
207
(47%)

University Academy Charter High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 234
(54%)
234
(54%)
 Hispanic 141
(32%)
141
(32%)
 Asian 50
(11%)
50
(11%)
 White 11
(3%)
11
(3%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

University Academy Charter High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 289
(66%)
289
(66%)
 Not Eligible 88
(20%)
88
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 59
(14%)
59
(14%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

University Academy Charter High School is ranked 151st out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of University Academy Charter High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.8%) 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.

University Academy Charter High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 413
2006 395
2007 415
2008 419
2009 424
2010 430
2011 420
2012 419
2013 423
2014 423
2015 436

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 12
2007 12.2
2008 11.3
2009 12.8
2010 13.9
2011 11.4
2012 10.7
2013 10.6
2014 11.4
2015 11.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39709443099274
2006 0.31139240506329
2007 0.43855421686747
2008 0.70405727923628
2009 0.57783018867925
2010 0.49767441860465
2011 0.73333333333333
2012 0.74463007159905
2013 0.7919621749409
2014 0.76359338061466
2015 0.79816513761468

Compare University Academy Charter High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,120.0% 11.2:1
 
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 79.8%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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