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
9 196
10 261
11 237
12 222
UG 13

Sterling High School is a public high school of the Sterling Regional School District located in Somerdale, NJ. It has 929 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sterling High School is the 203rd largest public high school in New Jersey and the 6,443rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.3 to 1.

Total Students: 929
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 70

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Sterling High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 495
(53%)
495
(53%)
 Female 434
(47%)
434
(47%)

Sterling High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 583
(63%)
583
(63%)
 Black 208
(22%)
208
(22%)
 Hispanic 81
(9%)
81
(9%)
 Asian 44
(5%)
44
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)

Sterling High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 618
(67%)
618
(67%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 235
(25%)
235
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 76
(8%)
76
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sterling High School is ranked 167th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sterling High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.5%) 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.

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
2013 897
2014 961
2015 929

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
2013 12.3
2014 13.4
2015 13.3

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
2013 0.28316610925307
2014 0.31425598335068
2015 0.33476856835307

Compare Sterling High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.5%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 929 13.3:1  
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