Academy for Independent Studies



Academy for Independent Studies Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Academy for Independent Studies Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 32
10 29
11 12
12 28

Academy for Independent Studies is a public high school of the Hudson County Schools of Technology School District located in North Bergen, NJ. It has 101 students in grades 9th through 12th. Academy for Independent Studies is the 433rd largest public high school in New Jersey and the 20,359th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.4 to 1.

Total Students: 101
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.7

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Academy for Independent Studies Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 52
(51%)
1,017
(48%)
 Female 49
(49%)
1,086
(52%)

Academy for Independent Studies Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 55
(54%)
964
(46%)
 Black 20
(20%)
299
(14%)
 White 17
(17%)
453
(22%)
 Asian 6
(6%)
358
(17%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(3%)
24
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Academy for Independent Studies Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 59
(58%)
947
(45%)
 Not Eligible 24
(24%)
882
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(18%)
274
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Academy for Independent Studies is ranked 334th out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Academy for Independent Studies students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.2%) 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.

Compare Academy for Independent Studies to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
940.0% 9.4:1
 
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 76.2%
 

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