Orange Preparatory Academy



Orange Preparatory Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Orange Preparatory Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 271
9 237
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 24

Orange Preparatory Academy is a public high school of the Orange Board of Education School District located in Orange, NJ. It has 532 students in grades 8th through 9th. Orange Preparatory Academy is the 323rd largest public high school in New Jersey and the 10,151st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.2 to 1.

Total Students: 532
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 52

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Orange Preparatory Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 291
(55%)
747
(54%)
 Female 241
(45%)
631
(46%)

Orange Preparatory Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 426
(80%)
1,128
(82%)
 Hispanic 104
(20%)
241
(17%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 White 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Orange Preparatory Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 400
(75%)
1,022
(74%)
 Not Eligible 82
(15%)
223
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(9%)
133
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Orange Preparatory Academy is ranked 99th out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Orange Preparatory Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.6%) 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.

Orange Preparatory Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 566
2006 530
2007 511
2008 438
2009 416
2010 520
2011 571
2012 532

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11
2006 8.3
2007 10
2008 7.6
2009 8.9
2010 11.8
2011 9.8
2012 10.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91872791519435
2006 0.81320754716981
2007 0.59491193737769
2008 0.73059360730594
2009 0.72596153846154
2010 0.55384615384615
2011 0.7338003502627
2012 0.84586466165414

Compare Orange Preparatory Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,020.0% 10.2:1
 
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 84.6%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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