Science Park High School



Science Park High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Science Park High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 48
8 50
9 188
10 170
11 193
12 192
UG 6

Science Park High School is a public high school of the Newark Public School District located in Newark, NJ. It has 847 students in grades 7th through 12th. Science Park High School is the 224th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 7,010th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.4 to 1.

Total Students: 847
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 63

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Science Park High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 468
(55%)
4,871
(50%)
 Male 379
(45%)
4,901
(50%)

Science Park High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 376
(44%)
3,207
(33%)
 Black 261
(31%)
5,695
(58%)
 White 173
(20%)
765
(8%)
 Asian 29
(3%)
80
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Science Park High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 464
(55%)
6,213
(64%)
 Not Eligible 306
(36%)
3,139
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 77
(9%)
420
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Science Park High School is ranked 84th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Science Park High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.9%) 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.

Science Park High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 623
2006 784
2007 896
2008 887
2009 902
2010 827
2011 761
2012 785
2013 800
2014 800
2015 847

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 13.3
2007 14
2008 15.2
2009 15.8
2010 15
2011 12
2012 11.5
2013 12.3
2014 12.1
2015 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39486356340289
2006 0.54974489795918
2007 0.49553571428571
2008 0.72942502818489
2009 0.68736141906874
2010 0.75574365175333
2011 0.78186596583443
2012 0.76942675159236
2013 0.7975
2014 0.74125
2015 0.63872491145218

Compare Science Park High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 63.9%
 

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