Paramus High School



Paramus High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Paramus High School Students by Grade
PK 49
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 305
10 286
11 306
12 329
UG 32

Paramus High School is a public high school of the Paramus Public School District located in Paramus, NJ. It has 1,307 students in grades 9th through 12th. Paramus High School is the 115th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 4,241st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,307
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 105.8

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Paramus High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 677
(52%)
677
(52%)
 Female 630
(48%)
630
(48%)

Paramus High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 792
(61%)
792
(61%)
 Asian 351
(27%)
351
(27%)
 Hispanic 138
(11%)
138
(11%)
 Black 23
(2%)
23
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Paramus High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,212
(93%)
1,212
(93%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 69
(5%)
69
(5%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(2%)
26
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Paramus High School is ranked 327th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Paramus High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.3%) 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.

Paramus High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1680
2006 1412
2007 1432
2008 1359
2009 1421
2010 1348
2011 1334
2012 1292
2013 1341
2014 1317
2015 1307

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 14.3
2007 15.2
2008 16.5
2009 17.5
2010 16.9
2011 13.5
2012 12.1
2013 12.5
2014 12.5
2015 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.022619047619048
2006 0.012039660056657
2007 0.031424581005587
2008 0.038263428991906
2009 0.036593947923997
2010 0.029673590504451
2011 0.043478260869565
2012 0.04953560371517
2013 0.070096942580164
2014 0.075930144267274
2015 0.072685539403213

Compare Paramus High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.3%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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

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