Piscataway Township High School



Piscataway Township High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Piscataway Township 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
9 512
10 510
11 553
12 552
UG 46

Piscataway Township High School is a public high school of the Piscataway Township School District located in Piscataway, NJ. It has 2,173 students in grades 9th through 12th. Piscataway Township High School is the 23rd largest public high school in New Jersey and the 1,156th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.5 to 1.

Total Students: 2,173
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 161.32

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Piscataway Township High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,145
(53%)
1,145
(53%)
 Female 1,028
(47%)
1,028
(47%)

Piscataway Township High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 797
(37%)
797
(37%)
 Asian 614
(28%)
614
(28%)
 White 398
(18%)
398
(18%)
 Hispanic 342
(16%)
342
(16%)
 Two or More 20
(1%)
20
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Piscataway Township High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,432
(66%)
1,432
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 546
(25%)
546
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 195
(9%)
195
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Piscataway Township High School is ranked 46th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Piscataway Township High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.1%) is slightly 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.

Piscataway Township High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2227
2006 2147
2007 2158
2008 2184
2009 2214
2010 2226
2011 2236
2012 2233
2013 2195
2014 2170
2015 2173

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 13.9
2007 15.6
2008 14.7
2009 14.5
2010 15.4
2011 12.8
2012 N/A
2013 13.7
2014 13.1
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.17736865738662
2006 0.13972985561248
2007 0.17655236329935
2008 0.20604395604396
2009 0.23170731707317
2010 0.20664869721473
2011 0.27101967799642
2012 0.34214061800269
2013 0.25284738041002
2014 0.34239631336406
2015 0.34100322135297

Compare Piscataway Township High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.1%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Piscataway Township High School
Piscataway, NJ
Public 09 - 12 2,173 13.5:1  
Rutgers Preparatory School
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Private PK - 12 640 7:1 2 miles
Nuview Academy
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Public KG - 12 65 9.6:1 2 miles
An-Noor Academy & Darul Huda Institute
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Private PK - 12 339 7:1 2 miles
Bright Beginnings Learning Center
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Public 01 - 12 165 7.1:1 3 miles
Middlesex County Vocational School Piscataway
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Public 09 - 12 363 9.1:1 3 miles
Middlesex County Vocational School Piscataway School of Career Develop
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Public 09 - 12 205 9.3:1 3 miles
Middlesex High School
Middlesex, NJ
Public 09 - 12 622 10.2:1 3 miles
Piscataway Regional Day School
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Public PK - 12 116 8.4:1 3 miles
Dunellen High School
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Public 09 - 12 332 11.1:1 4 miles
Plainfield Academy for the Arts & Advanced Studies
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Public 07 - 12 399 10.5:1 4 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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