Girls Academy of Newark



Girls Academy of Newark Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Girls Academy of Newark Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 15
7 19
8 32
9 43
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 7

Girls Academy of Newark is a public high school of the Newark Public School District located in Newark, NJ. It has 116 students in grades 6th through 12th. Girls Academy of Newark is the 433rd largest public high school in New Jersey and the 19,826th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.6 to 1.

Total Students: 116
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 10

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Girls Academy of Newark Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 115
(99%)
4,871
(50%)
 Male 1
(1%)
4,901
(50%)

Girls Academy of Newark Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 102
(88%)
5,695
(58%)
 Hispanic 13
(11%)
3,207
(33%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
14
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
80
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
765
(8%)

Girls Academy of Newark Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 79
(68%)
6,213
(64%)
 Not Eligible 34
(29%)
3,139
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(3%)
420
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Girls Academy of Newark is ranked 341st out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Girls Academy of Newark students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.7%) 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.

Girls Academy of Newark Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 N/A
2014 86
2015 116

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 N/A
2014 7.2
2015 11.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013
2014 0.82558139534884
2015 0.70689655172414

Compare Girls Academy of Newark to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,160.0% 11.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 70.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Girls Academy of Newark
Newark, NJ
Public 06 - 12 116 11.6:1  
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N J Regional Day School - Newark
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Weequahic High School
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Public 09 - 12 336 10.2:1 1 miles
Bruriah High School for Girls
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Private 07 - 12 379 9:1 2 miles
Fast Track Success Academy
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Public 07 - 12 213 213:1 2 miles
Benedictine Academy
Elizabeth, NJ
Private 09 - 12 183 8:1 2 miles
Hillside High School
Hillside, NJ
Public 09 - 12 897 11.5:1 2 miles
Malcolm X Shabazz High School
Newark, NJ
Public 09 - 12 562 10.6:1 2 miles
Jewish Educational Ce
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Private PK - 12 469 6:1 3 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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