Life Skills



Life Skills Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Life Skills Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 1
6 0
7 1
8 1
9 0
10 1
11 0
12 22
UG 66

Life Skills is a public high school of the Bergen County Special Services School District located in Paramus, NJ. It has 92 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Life Skills is the 436th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 20,742nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 5.1 to 1.

Total Students: 92
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 18

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Life Skills Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 60
(65%)
477
(66%)
 Female 32
(35%)
247
(34%)

Life Skills Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 41
(45%)
283
(39%)
 Hispanic 30
(33%)
260
(36%)
 Black 11
(12%)
104
(14%)
 Asian 9
(10%)
68
(9%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Life Skills Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 84
(91%)
585
(81%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 8
(9%)
119
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
20
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Life Skills is ranked 478th out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Life Skills students on free and reduced lunch assistance (8.7%) is lower than the state average of 32.5%. 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.

Life Skills Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 87
2006 117
2007 126
2008 140
2009 132
2010 67
2011 97
2012 92

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 7.9
2006 6.9
2007 25.2
2008 7.1
2009 6.9
2010 4.8
2011 5.8
2012 5.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4367816091954
2006 0.38461538461538
2007 0.37301587301587
2008 0.27857142857143
2009 0.34848484848485
2010 0.14925373134328
2011 0.18556701030928
2012 0.08695652173913

Compare Life Skills to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
510.0% 5.1:1
 
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 8.7%
 
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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