North Bergen High School



North Bergen High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Bergen 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
9 748
10 631
11 481
12 583
UG 154

North Bergen High School is a public high school of the North Bergen School District located in North Bergen, NJ. It has 2,597 students in grades 9th through 12th. North Bergen High School is the 9th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 494th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 2,597
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 162.35

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North Bergen High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,349
(52%)
1,349
(52%)
 Female 1,248
(48%)
1,248
(48%)

North Bergen High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,150
(83%)
2,150
(83%)
 White 302
(12%)
302
(12%)
 Asian 105
(4%)
105
(4%)
 Black 38
(1%)
38
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

North Bergen High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,477
(57%)
1,477
(57%)
 Not Eligible 936
(36%)
936
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 184
(7%)
184
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

North Bergen High School is ranked 6th out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Bergen High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.0%) 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.

North Bergen High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2399
2006 2421
2007 2372
2008 2380
2009 2549
2010 2630
2011 2618
2012 2597

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 16.4
2007 17.4
2008 18.7
2009 17.1
2010 17.8
2011 15.4
2012 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62192580241767
2006 0.43577034283354
2007 0.46079258010118
2008 0.49201680672269
2009 0.54060415849353
2010 0.53079847908745
2011 0.59587471352177
2012 0.63958413554101

Compare North Bergen High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 64.0%
 

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