Memorial High School



Memorial High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Memorial 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
9 496
10 468
11 485
12 416
UG 58

Memorial High School is a public high school of the West New York Board of Education School District located in West New York, NJ. It has 1,923 students in grades 9th through 12th. Memorial High School is the 41st largest public high school in New Jersey and the 1,818th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,923
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 143.5

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Memorial High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 989
(51%)
1,462
(51%)
 Female 934
(49%)
1,403
(49%)

Memorial High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,796
(93%)
2,676
(93%)
 White 88
(5%)
132
(5%)
 Black 21
(1%)
33
(1%)
 Asian 17
(1%)
23
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Memorial High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,360
(71%)
2,059
(72%)
 Not Eligible 416
(22%)
585
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 147
(8%)
221
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Memorial High School is ranked 12th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Memorial High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.4%) 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.

Memorial High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1739
2006 1740
2007 1671
2008 1734
2009 1764
2010 1711
2011 1740
2012 1739
2013 1844
2014 1879
2015 1923

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.1
2006 12.1
2007 13.4
2008 13.5
2009 12.2
2010 12.7
2011 11.3
2012 N/A
2013 12.8
2014 13
2015 13.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48476135710178
2006 0.59770114942529
2007 0.54219030520646
2008 0.76355247981546
2009 0.75680272108844
2010 0.70134424313267
2011 0.76896551724138
2012 0.83496262219666
2013 0.82375271149675
2014 0.74294837679617
2015 0.78367134685387

Compare Memorial High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,340.0% 13.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 78.4%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,923 13.4:1  
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