West Orange High School



West Orange High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Orange 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
9 551
10 506
11 520
12 467
UG 95

West Orange High School is a public high school of the West Orange Public Schools located in West Orange, NJ. It has 2,139 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Orange High School is the 24th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 1,128th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.0 to 1.

Total Students: 2,139
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12:1
Full Time Teachers: 178.3

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West Orange High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,091
(51%)
1,598
(51%)
 Female 1,048
(49%)
1,537
(49%)

West Orange High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,032
(48%)
1,495
(48%)
 Hispanic 508
(24%)
766
(24%)
 White 445
(21%)
656
(21%)
 Asian 140
(7%)
198
(6%)
 Two or More 14
(1%)
20
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

West Orange High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,368
(64%)
1,951
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 619
(29%)
973
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 152
(7%)
211
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Orange High School is ranked 35th out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Orange High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (36.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 32.5%. 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 Orange High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1998
2006 2011
2007 1972
2008 2002
2009 2042
2010 2143
2011 2141
2012 2139

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.6
2006 11.5
2007 13.1
2008 12.7
2009 11.9
2010 13
2011 12.2
2012 12

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26926926926927
2006 0.2665340626554
2007 0.29310344827586
2008 0.29220779220779
2009 0.33202742409403
2010 0.38870741950537
2011 0.39467538533396
2012 0.36044880785414

Compare West Orange High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,200.0% 12.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.5%
 
This School 36.0%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
West Orange High School
West Orange, NJ
Public 09 - 12 2,139 12:1  
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The Children'S Institute
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Liberty Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 507 10.3:1 2 miles
Mount Carmel Guild Academy
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Private KG - 12 100 5:1 2 miles
Immaculate Conception High School
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Private 09 - 12 165 6:1 3 miles
Seton Hall Preparatory School
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Private 09 - 12 951 14:1 3 miles
Golda Och Academy
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Private PK - 12 534 9:1 3 miles
The Montclair Kimberley Academy
Montclair, NJ
Private PK - 12 1,043 6:1 3 miles
Deron School II
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Private 09 - 12 252 12:1 3 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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