Metuchen High School



Metuchen High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Metuchen 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
9 160
10 171
11 139
12 176
UG 8

Metuchen High School is a public high school of the Metuchen Public School District located in Metuchen, NJ. It has 654 students in grades 9th through 12th. Metuchen High School is the 292nd largest public high school in New Jersey and the 8,771st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.8 to 1.

Total Students: 654
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 55.3

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Metuchen High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 336
(51%)
336
(51%)
 Female 318
(49%)
318
(49%)

Metuchen High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 439
(67%)
439
(67%)
 Asian 112
(17%)
112
(17%)
 Hispanic 63
(10%)
63
(10%)
 Black 36
(6%)
36
(6%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Metuchen High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 600
(92%)
600
(92%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 42
(6%)
42
(6%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 12
(2%)
12
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Metuchen High School is ranked 362nd out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Metuchen High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.3%) is lower than the state average of 34.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Metuchen High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 587
2006 646
2007 642
2008 621
2009 609
2010 602
2011 613
2012 641
2013 625
2014 643
2015 654

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.2
2006 13.5
2007 14.9
2008 13.2
2009 14.2
2010 14.5
2011 11.7
2012 12
2013 11.8
2014 12.1
2015 11.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.066439522998296
2006 0.074303405572755
2007 0.065420560747664
2008 0.057971014492754
2009 0.068965517241379
2010 0.079734219269103
2011 0.083197389885808
2012 0.10608424336973
2013 0.1152
2014 0.076205287713841
2015 0.08256880733945

Compare Metuchen High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.3%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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

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