University High School



University High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

University High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 52
8 40
9 109
10 134
11 131
12 106

University High School is a public high school of the The Newark Public Schools located in Newark, NJ. It has 572 students in grades 7th through 12th. University High School is the 311th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 9,616th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.7 to 1.

Total Students: 572
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 49

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University High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 366
(64%)
4,422
(50%)
 Male 206
(36%)
4,476
(50%)

University High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 487
(85%)
4,926
(55%)
 Hispanic 72
(13%)
3,102
(35%)
 White 7
(1%)
779
(9%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
75
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

University High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 407
(71%)
6,819
(77%)
 Not Eligible 94
(16%)
1,300
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 71
(12%)
779
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

University High School is ranked 92nd out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of University High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 32.5%. 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.

University High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 565
2006 534
2007 546
2008 533
2009 521
2010 479
2011 546
2012 572

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 12.1
2007 13
2008 14.7
2009 14.9
2010 13.3
2011 12.6
2012 11.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46371681415929
2006 0.64794007490637
2007 0.7032967032967
2008 0.78048780487805
2009 0.71976967370441
2010 0.81419624217119
2011 0.79487179487179
2012 0.83566433566434

Compare University High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,170.0% 11.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 83.6%
 

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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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