Jose Marti Freshman Academy



Jose Marti Freshman Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jose Marti Freshman Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 692
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 2

Jose Marti Freshman Academy is a public high school of the Union City School District located in Union City, NJ. It has 694 students. Jose Marti Freshman Academy is the 273rd largest public high school in New Jersey and the 8,336th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.3 to 1.

Total Students: 694
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 52

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Jose Marti Freshman Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 380
(55%)
2,215
(53%)
 Female 314
(45%)
1,980
(47%)

Jose Marti Freshman Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 674
(97%)
4,041
(96%)
 White 10
(1%)
69
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
47
(1%)
 Black 4
(1%)
36
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Jose Marti Freshman Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 603
(87%)
3,339
(80%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(8%)
341
(8%)
 Not Eligible 38
(5%)
515
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jose Marti Freshman Academy is ranked 60th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jose Marti Freshman Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.5%) is significantly 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.

Jose Marti Freshman Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 593
2010 580
2011 570
2012 577
2013 612
2014 659
2015 694

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 16
2010 15.5
2011 13
2012 11.5
2013 12.5
2014 12.4
2015 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.86003372681282
2010 0.93103448275862
2011 0.92631578947368
2012 0.96013864818024
2013 0.95588235294118
2014 0.94688922610015
2015 0.94524495677233

Compare Jose Marti Freshman Academy 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
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 94.5%
 

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