Perth Amboy High School



Perth Amboy High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Perth Amboy 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
9 693
10 440
11 506
12 451
UG 44

Perth Amboy High School is a public high school of the Perth Amboy Public Schools located in Perth Amboy, NJ. It has 2,134 students in grades 9th through 12th. Perth Amboy High School is the 26th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 1,142nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.2 to 1.

Total Students: 2,134
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 174.5

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Perth Amboy High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,111
(52%)
1,111
(52%)
 Female 1,023
(48%)
1,023
(48%)

Perth Amboy High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,948
(91%)
1,948
(91%)
 Black 133
(6%)
133
(6%)
 White 44
(2%)
44
(2%)
 Asian 6
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Perth Amboy High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,156
(54%)
1,156
(54%)
 Not Eligible 886
(42%)
886
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 92
(4%)
92
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Perth Amboy High School is ranked 16th out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Perth Amboy High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.5%) is 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.

Perth Amboy High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2123
2006 2197
2007 2300
2008 2343
2009 2395
2010 2539
2011 2307
2012 2134

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 14.5
2007 17.6
2008 16.8
2009 16.9
2010 18
2011 14.1
2012 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61045690061234
2006 0.53755120619026
2007 0.56434782608696
2008 0.65813060179257
2009 0.73235908141962
2010 0.52658526979126
2011 0.54096228868661
2012 0.58481724461106

Compare Perth Amboy High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 58.5%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,134 12.2:1  
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