Academy for Performing Arts



Academy for Performing Arts Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Academy for Performing Arts Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 55
10 51
11 43
12 41

Academy for Performing Arts is a public high school of the Union County Vocational-Technical School District located in Scotch Plains, NJ. It has 190 students in grades 9th through 12th. Academy for Performing Arts is the 418th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 17,551st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.2 to 1.

Total Students: 190
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.6

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Academy for Performing Arts Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 164
(86%)
810
(57%)
 Male 26
(14%)
612
(43%)

Academy for Performing Arts Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 100
(53%)
660
(46%)
 Hispanic 50
(26%)
258
(18%)
 Black 30
(16%)
203
(14%)
 Asian 6
(3%)
274
(19%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(1%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
5
(0%)

Academy for Performing Arts Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 176
(93%)
1,319
(93%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 8
(4%)
70
(5%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(3%)
33
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Academy for Performing Arts is ranked 446th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Academy for Performing Arts students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.4%) is significantly 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.

Academy for Performing Arts Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 50
2009 101
2010 143
2011 193
2012 193
2013 186
2014 184
2015 190

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 10.4
2009 11.2
2010 10.8
2011 13.8
2012 16.5
2013 16
2014 15.7
2015 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.08
2009 0.10891089108911
2010 0.13286713286713
2011 0.13989637305699
2012 0.15544041450777
2013 0.11290322580645
2014 0.081521739130435
2015 0.073684210526316

Compare Academy for Performing Arts 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
This School 7.4%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 190 12.2:1  
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