West Caldwell Tech



West Caldwell Tech Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Caldwell Tech Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 44
10 37
11 37
12 35
UG 108

West Caldwell Tech is a public high school of the Essex County Vocational Technical School District located in West Caldwell, NJ. It has 261 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Caldwell Tech is the 405th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 15,664th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 8.1 to 1.

Total Students: 261
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.25

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West Caldwell Tech Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 142
(54%)
1,205
(55%)
 Male 119
(46%)
987
(45%)

West Caldwell Tech Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 158
(61%)
1,111
(51%)
 Black 92
(35%)
1,022
(47%)
 White 6
(2%)
22
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
13
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
13
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

West Caldwell Tech Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 172
(66%)
1,594
(73%)
 Not Eligible 52
(20%)
327
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(14%)
271
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Caldwell Tech is ranked 219th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Caldwell Tech students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.1%) 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.

West Caldwell Tech Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 257
2006 283
2007 276
2008 223
2009 211
2010 238
2011 233
2012 226
2013 259
2014 275
2015 261

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8.9
2006 9.4
2007 13.1
2008 5.7
2009 6.8
2010 7.6
2011 6.9
2012 6.7
2013 7.7
2014 8.3
2015 8.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6420233463035
2006 0.6678445229682
2007 0.66666666666667
2008 0.79820627802691
2009 0.8957345971564
2010 0.75210084033613
2011 0.72961373390558
2012 0.8141592920354
2013 0.81853281853282
2014 0.76727272727273
2015 0.8007662835249

Compare West Caldwell Tech to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
810.0% 8.1:1
 
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 80.1%
 

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