Sterling High School



Sterling High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sterling 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
9 223
10 207
11 197
12 222
UG 57

Sterling High School is a public high school of the Sterling School District located in Somerdale, NJ. It has 906 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sterling High School is the 204th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 6,478th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.6 to 1.

Total Students: 906
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 72

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Sterling High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 482
(53%)
482
(53%)
 Female 424
(47%)
424
(47%)

Sterling High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 619
(68%)
619
(68%)
 Black 174
(19%)
174
(19%)
 Hispanic 51
(6%)
51
(6%)
 Asian 41
(5%)
41
(5%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
14
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Sterling High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 669
(74%)
669
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 176
(19%)
176
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(7%)
61
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sterling High School is ranked 189th out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sterling High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 32.5%. 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.

Sterling High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 968
2006 973
2007 1047
2008 1039
2009 1030
2010 980
2011 961
2012 906

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 13.4
2007 15.4
2008 13.3
2009 14.7
2010 15.3
2011 13.1
2012 12.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.098140495867769
2006 0.14902363823227
2007 0.18529130850048
2008 0.18671799807507
2009 0.19126213592233
2010 0.2265306122449
2011 0.27679500520291
2012 0.26158940397351

Compare Sterling High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,260.0% 12.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.2%
 
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Sterling High School
Somerdale, NJ
Public 09 - 12 906 12.6:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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