Newark Leadership Academy



Newark Leadership Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Newark Leadership Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 4
10 17
11 28
12 40
UG 3

Newark Leadership Academy is a public high school of the Newark Public School District located in Newark, NJ. It has 92 students in grades 9th through 12th. Newark Leadership Academy is the 442nd largest public high school in New Jersey and the 20,798th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 5.1 to 1.

Total Students: 92
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 18

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Newark Leadership Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 51
(55%)
4,901
(50%)
 Female 41
(45%)
4,871
(50%)

Newark Leadership Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 78
(85%)
5,695
(58%)
 Hispanic 14
(15%)
3,207
(33%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
80
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
14
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
765
(8%)

Newark Leadership Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 51
(55%)
6,213
(64%)
 Not Eligible 38
(41%)
3,139
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(3%)
420
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Newark Leadership Academy is ranked 362nd out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Newark Leadership Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.7%) 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.

Newark Leadership Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 73
2012 93
2013 67
2014 33
2015 92

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 9.4
2012 7.2
2013 5.6
2014 3.7
2015 5.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011 0.6986301369863
2012 0.80645161290323
2013 0.71641791044776
2014 0.78787878787879
2015 0.58695652173913

Compare Newark Leadership Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
510.0% 5.1:1
 
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 58.7%
 

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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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