Sparta High School



Sparta High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sparta 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
9 249
10 265
11 279
12 316
UG 13

Sparta High School is a public high school of the Sparta Township Public School District located in Sparta, NJ. It has 1,122 students in grades 9th through 12th. Sparta High School is the 158th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 5,242nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,122
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 96.8

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Sparta High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 568
(51%)
568
(51%)
 Male 554
(49%)
554
(49%)

Sparta High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,003
(89%)
1,003
(89%)
 Hispanic 50
(4%)
50
(4%)
 Asian 49
(4%)
49
(4%)
 Black 19
(2%)
19
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Sparta High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,067
(95%)
1,067
(95%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 32
(3%)
32
(3%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(2%)
23
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Sparta High School is ranked 359th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sparta High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (4.9%) 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.

Sparta High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1174
2006 1200
2007 1235
2008 1236
2009 1218
2010 1240
2011 1202
2012 1229
2013 1211
2014 1142
2015 1122

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 13.5
2007 14.9
2008 13.6
2009 13.2
2010 13.8
2011 12.1
2012 12.9
2013 17.8
2014 11.8
2015 11.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.0093696763202726
2006 0.014166666666667
2007 0.016194331983806
2008 0.016181229773463
2009 0.01559934318555
2010 0.017741935483871
2011 0.038269550748752
2012 0.036615134255492
2013 0.034682080924855
2014 0.040280210157618
2015 0.049019607843137

Compare Sparta High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,160.0% 11.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 4.9%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,122 11.6:1  
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