North Plainfield High School



North Plainfield High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Plainfield 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
9 247
10 264
11 220
12 252
UG 10

North Plainfield High School is a public high school of the North Plainfield School District located in North Plainfield, NJ. It has 993 students in grades 9th through 12th. North Plainfield High School is the 185th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 6,012th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.7 to 1.

Total Students: 993
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 92.5

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North Plainfield High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 510
(51%)
742
(52%)
 Female 483
(49%)
696
(48%)

North Plainfield High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 600
(60%)
875
(61%)
 Black 219
(22%)
319
(22%)
 White 113
(11%)
163
(11%)
 Asian 54
(5%)
70
(5%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

North Plainfield High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 504
(51%)
756
(53%)
 Not Eligible 357
(36%)
501
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 132
(13%)
181
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

North Plainfield High School is ranked 61st out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

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

North Plainfield High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1479
2006 1441
2007 1404
2008 1394
2009 1450
2010 1501
2011 1503
2012 1476
2013 1489
2014 1480
2015 993

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.6
2006 11.2
2007 12.1
2008 10.8
2009 12.5
2010 13.2
2011 11
2012 11.2
2013 10.7
2014 10.7
2015 10.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36781609195402
2006 0.40527411519778
2007 0.42094017094017
2008 0.44835007173601
2009 0.48827586206897
2010 0.51898734177215
2011 0.56220891550233
2012 0.65108401084011
2013 0.66017461383479
2014 0.66891891891892
2015 0.6404833836858

Compare North Plainfield High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,070.0% 10.7:1
 
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 64.0%
 

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