Montclair High School



Montclair High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Montclair 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
9 467
10 462
11 524
12 497
UG 19

Montclair High School is a public high school of the Montclair Public Schools located in Montclair, NJ. It has 1,969 students in grades 9th through 12th. Montclair High School is the 34th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 1,544th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,969
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 157.55

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Montclair High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 990
(50%)
990
(50%)
 Male 979
(50%)
979
(50%)

Montclair High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 971
(49%)
971
(49%)
 Black 744
(38%)
744
(38%)
 Hispanic 146
(7%)
146
(7%)
 Two or More 83
(4%)
83
(4%)
 Asian 18
(1%)
18
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)

Montclair High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,574
(80%)
1,574
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 302
(15%)
302
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 93
(5%)
93
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Montclair High School is ranked 119th out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Montclair High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (20.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 32.5%. 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.

Montclair High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1958
2006 1978
2007 1982
2008 1951
2009 1981
2010 1948
2011 1946
2012 1969

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 12.6
2007 14.1
2008 14.2
2009 15
2010 16.9
2011 N/A
2012 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18130745658836
2006 0.17037411526795
2007 0.17558022199798
2008 0.17888262429523
2009 0.17062089853609
2010 0.1694045174538
2011 0.17471736896197
2012 0.2006094464195

Compare Montclair High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 20.1%
 
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Montclair High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,969 12.5:1  
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Bloomfield High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,946 11.9:1 2 miles
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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