Kearny High School



Kearny High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Kearny 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
9 498
10 409
11 416
12 412

Kearny High School is a public high school of the Kearny School District located in Kearny, NJ. It has 1,735 students in grades 9th through 12th. Kearny High School is the 57th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 2,317th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,735
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 134.5

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Kearny High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 872
(50%)
872
(50%)
 Female 863
(50%)
863
(50%)

Kearny High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 976
(56%)
976
(56%)
 White 676
(39%)
676
(39%)
 Black 41
(2%)
41
(2%)
 Asian 38
(2%)
38
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Kearny High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,065
(61%)
1,065
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 526
(30%)
526
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 144
(8%)
144
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Kearny High School is ranked 52nd out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kearny High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.6%) is slightly 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.

Kearny High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1737
2006 1752
2007 1824
2008 1796
2009 1774
2010 1692
2011 1735
2012 1735

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 13
2007 15.1
2008 13.3
2009 12.9
2010 12.1
2011 11.7
2012 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2216465169833
2006 0.20262557077626
2007 0.21381578947368
2008 0.22104677060134
2009 0.27959413754228
2010 0.28132387706856
2011 0.32622478386167
2012 0.38616714697406

Compare Kearny High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.5%
 
This School 38.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,735 12.9:1  
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