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
9 495
10 504
11 490
12 486
UG 109

West Orange High School is a public high school of the West Orange Public Schools located in West Orange, NJ. It has 2,084 students in grades 9th through 12th. West Orange High School is the 29th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 1,363rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.3 to 1.

Total Students: 2,084
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 184.1

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West Orange High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,079
(52%)
1,627
(52%)
 Female 1,005
(48%)
1,489
(48%)

West Orange High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 990
(48%)
1,424
(46%)
 Hispanic 557
(27%)
849
(27%)
 White 396
(19%)
620
(20%)
 Asian 121
(6%)
187
(6%)
 Two or More 18
(1%)
32
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

West Orange High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,066
(51%)
1,641
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 838
(40%)
1,212
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 180
(9%)
263
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

West Orange High School is ranked 23rd out of 481 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 (48.8%) is 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 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
2013 2119
2014 2045
2015 2084

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
2013 11.1
2014 10.8
2015 11.3

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
2013 0.38225578102879
2014 0.480195599022
2015 0.48848368522073

Compare West Orange High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,130.0% 11.3:1
 
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 48.8%
 

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West Orange High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,084 11.3:1  
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Private UG - UG 84 6:1 2 miles
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Public 09 - 12 615 13.8:1 3 miles
Golda Och Academy
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Private PK - 12 551 8:1 3 miles
The Montclair Kimberley Academy
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Private PK - 12 1,010 6:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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