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
9 460
10 469
11 428
12 389
UG 2

Kearny High School is a public high school of the Kearny School District located in Kearny, NJ. It has 1,748 students in grades 9th through 12th. Kearny High School is the 53rd largest public high school in New Jersey and the 2,377th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,748
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 135.1

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Kearny High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 880
(50%)
1,325
(50%)
 Female 868
(50%)
1,301
(50%)

Kearny High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 972
(56%)
1,484
(57%)
 White 697
(40%)
1,017
(39%)
 Black 38
(2%)
59
(2%)
 Asian 34
(2%)
57
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Kearny High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 888
(51%)
1,256
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 703
(40%)
1,135
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 157
(9%)
235
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Kearny High School is ranked 35th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Kearny High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.2%) is 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.

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
2013 1693
2014 1731
2015 1748

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
2013 12.8
2014 13.1
2015 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
2013 0.50797401063201
2014 0.50144425187753
2015 0.49199084668192

Compare Kearny High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 49.2%
 

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