Pennsauken High School



Pennsauken High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pennsauken 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
9 272
10 345
11 329
12 337
UG 119

Pennsauken High School is a public high school of the Pennsauken Township Board of Education School District located in Pennsauken, NJ. It has 1,402 students in grades 9th through 12th. Pennsauken High School is the 92nd largest public high school in New Jersey and the 3,772nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,402
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 115

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Pennsauken High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 752
(54%)
1,157
(53%)
 Female 650
(46%)
1,023
(47%)

Pennsauken High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 589
(42%)
929
(43%)
 Black 479
(34%)
732
(34%)
 White 184
(13%)
277
(13%)
 Asian 142
(10%)
228
(10%)
 Two or More 6
(0%)
11
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Pennsauken High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 732
(52%)
1,188
(54%)
 Not Eligible 498
(36%)
732
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 172
(12%)
260
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Pennsauken High School is ranked 31st out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pennsauken High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.5%) 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.

Pennsauken High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1812
2006 1783
2007 1724
2008 1602
2009 1612
2010 1570
2011 1573
2012 1477
2013 1438
2014 1427
2015 1402

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 14
2007 16.1
2008 13.3
2009 13
2010 13.9
2011 12.2
2012 11.5
2013 12
2014 12
2015 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4205298013245
2006 0.4301738642737
2007 0.45011600928074
2008 0.51248439450687
2009 0.55086848635236
2010 0.53757961783439
2011 0.59694850603942
2012 0.61611374407583
2013 0.6307371349096
2014 0.69936930623686
2015 0.64479315263909

Compare Pennsauken High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 64.5%
 

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