Rahway High School



Rahway High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rahway 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
9 300
10 295
11 284
12 190
UG 4

Rahway High School is a public high school of the Rahway Public School District located in Rahway, NJ. It has 1,073 students in grades 9th through 12th. Rahway High School is the 166th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 5,499th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 10.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,073
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 99.1

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Rahway High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 574
(53%)
849
(52%)
 Female 499
(47%)
785
(48%)

Rahway High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 471
(44%)
674
(41%)
 Hispanic 387
(36%)
632
(39%)
 White 175
(16%)
260
(16%)
 Asian 24
(2%)
37
(2%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
25
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Rahway High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 539
(50%)
782
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 437
(41%)
690
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 97
(9%)
162
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Rahway High School is ranked 88th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rahway High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.8%) is 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.

Rahway High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1139
2006 1190
2007 1175
2008 1227
2009 1204
2010 1096
2011 1133
2012 1040
2013 1082
2014 1063
2015 1073

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.5
2006 12
2007 14.9
2008 13.9
2009 13.5
2010 13
2011 11.3
2012 10.5
2013 10.8
2014 10.9
2015 10.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41352063213345
2006 0.4672268907563
2007 0.42553191489362
2008 0.39527302363488
2009 0.42857142857143
2010 0.47627737226277
2011 0.49514563106796
2012 0.55576923076923
2013 0.53419593345656
2014 0.53998118532455
2015 0.49767008387698

Compare Rahway High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,080.0% 10.8:1
 
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 49.8%
 

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