Weequahic High School



Weequahic High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Weequahic 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 50
10 66
11 81
12 87
UG 52

Weequahic High School is a public high school of the Newark Public School District located in Newark, NJ. It has 336 students in grades 9th through 12th. Weequahic High School is the 379th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 13,928th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.2 to 1.

Total Students: 336
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 33

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Weequahic High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 178
(53%)
4,901
(50%)
 Female 158
(47%)
4,871
(50%)

Weequahic High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 329
(98%)
5,695
(58%)
 Hispanic 7
(2%)
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%)

Weequahic High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 219
(65%)
6,213
(64%)
 Not Eligible 111
(33%)
3,139
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(2%)
420
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Weequahic High School is ranked 209th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Weequahic High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.0%) 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.

Weequahic High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1026
2006 1052
2007 985
2008 824
2009 759
2010 654
2011 695
2012 649
2013 493
2014 483
2015 336

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.9
2006 14.2
2007 15.9
2008 13.9
2009 13.1
2010 11.7
2011 11.2
2012 10.1
2013 8.6
2014 11.5
2015 10.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32846003898635
2006 0.57414448669202
2007 0.59695431472081
2008 0.71601941747573
2009 0.86561264822134
2010 0.84556574923547
2011 0.87482014388489
2012 0.8828967642527
2013 0.84787018255578
2014 0.85300207039337
2015 0.66964285714286

Compare Weequahic High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,020.0% 10.2:1
 
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 67.0%
 

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