West Essex High School



West Essex High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Essex 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
9 293
10 246
11 303
12 265
UG 6

West Essex High School is a public high school of the West Essex Regional School District located in North Caldwell, NJ. It has 1,113 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Essex High School is the 160th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 5,287th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,113
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 92.2

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West Essex High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 558
(50%)
856
(50%)
 Female 555
(50%)
845
(50%)

West Essex High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 960
(86%)
1,452
(85%)
 Hispanic 78
(7%)
125
(7%)
 Asian 43
(4%)
69
(4%)
 Black 18
(2%)
29
(2%)
 Two or More 14
(1%)
26
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Essex High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,077
(97%)
1,648
(97%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 30
(3%)
42
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(1%)
11
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Essex High School is ranked 389th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Essex High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (3.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 34.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

West Essex High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 727
2006 1052
2007 765
2008 1014
2009 998
2010 1025
2011 1023
2012 1050
2013 1088
2014 1070
2015 1113

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.7
2006 14.5
2007 12.8
2008 11.9
2009 12.3
2010 12.5
2011 11.4
2012 11.6
2013 11.7
2014 11.6
2015 12.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.0055020632737276
2006 0.0047528517110266
2007 0.0013071895424837
2008 0.0009861932938856
2009 0.0070140280561122
2010 0.021463414634146
2011 0.020527859237537
2012 0.026666666666667
2013 0.026654411764706
2014 0.035514018691589
2015 0.032345013477089

Compare West Essex High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 3.2%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Essex High School
North Caldwell, NJ
Public 09 - 12 1,113 12.1:1  
West Essex Middle School
North Caldwell, NJ
Public 07 - 08 588 11.4:1 1 miles
New Beginnings
Fairfield, NJ
Private PK - 12 181 7:1 2 miles
The Gramon School
Fairfield, NJ
Private 09 - 12 54 5:1 2 miles
West Caldwell Tech
West Caldwell, NJ
Public 09 - 12 261 8.1:1 2 miles
James Caldwell High School
West Caldwell, NJ
Public 09 - 12 801 11:1 3 miles
Cedar Grove High School
Cedar Grove, NJ
Public 09 - 12 503 12.1:1 3 miles
Mount Saint Dominic Academy
Caldwell, NJ
Private 09 - 12 308 5:1 3 miles
Verona High School
Verona, NJ
Public 09 - 12 615 13.8:1 3 miles
Essex Valley School
West Caldwell, NJ
Private 08 - 12 166 8:1 3 miles
Passaic Valley Regional High School
Little Falls, NJ
Public 09 - 12 1,301 12.3:1 3 miles
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