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
9 595
10 588
11 439
12 390
UG 59

Perth Amboy High School is a public high school of the Perth Amboy Public School District located in Perth Amboy, NJ. It has 2,071 students in grades 9th through 12th. Perth Amboy High School is the 30th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 1,395th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.5 to 1.

Total Students: 2,071
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 217.4

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Perth Amboy High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,082
(52%)
1,082
(52%)
 Female 989
(48%)
989
(48%)

Perth Amboy High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,906
(92%)
1,906
(92%)
 Black 118
(6%)
118
(6%)
 White 33
(2%)
33
(2%)
 Two or More 7
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 6
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Perth Amboy High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,513
(73%)
1,513
(73%)
 Not Eligible 483
(23%)
483
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 75
(4%)
75
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Perth Amboy High School is ranked 8th out of 481 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 (76.7%) 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.

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
2013 1899
2014 2043
2015 2071

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
2013 11.2
2014 9.9
2015 9.5

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
2013 0.84307530279094
2014 0.64904552129222
2015 0.76677933365524

Compare Perth Amboy High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
950.0% 9.5:1
 
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 76.7%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,071 9.5:1  
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