Palmyra High School



Palmyra High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Palmyra High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 55
8 48
9 64
10 68
11 69
12 98
UG 20

Palmyra High School is a public high school of the Palmyra Public School District located in Palmyra, NJ. It has 422 students in grades 7th through 12th. Palmyra High School is the 357th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 12,126th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.3 to 1.

Total Students: 422
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 41

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Palmyra High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 239
(57%)
239
(57%)
 Female 183
(43%)
183
(43%)

Palmyra High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 234
(55%)
234
(55%)
 Black 109
(26%)
109
(26%)
 Hispanic 48
(11%)
48
(11%)
 Two or More 15
(4%)
15
(4%)
 Asian 14
(3%)
14
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Palmyra High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 232
(55%)
232
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 135
(32%)
135
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(13%)
55
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Palmyra High School is ranked 230th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Palmyra High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.0%) is slightly 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.

Palmyra High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 600
2006 551
2007 488
2008 467
2009 460
2010 426
2011 438
2012 449
2013 433
2014 421
2015 422

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.3
2006 12.6
2007 13.2
2008 10.3
2009 10.5
2010 10.1
2011 9.9
2012 10.7
2013 10.9
2014 10.5
2015 10.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24
2006 0.24137931034483
2007 0.2827868852459
2008 0.29764453961456
2009 0.26739130434783
2010 0.27934272300469
2011 0.36301369863014
2012 0.40089086859688
2013 0.42494226327945
2014 0.40142517814727
2015 0.45023696682464

Compare Palmyra High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,030.0% 10.3:1
 
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
This School 45.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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