Essex Street Academy



Essex Street Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Essex Street Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 1
9 85
10 103
11 83
12 82
UG 1

Essex Street Academy is a public high school of the New York City Geographic District # 2 School District located in New York, NY. It has 355 students in grades 8th through 12th. Essex Street Academy is the 1,007th largest public high school in New York and the 13,526th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.8 to 1.

Total Students: 355
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.94
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,526th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in New York: 1,007th out of 1,454
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 930th out of 1,411
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 1,100th out of 1,411

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Essex Street Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 179
(50%)
20,361
(55%)
 Male 176
(50%)
16,626
(45%)

Essex Street Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 153
(43%)
16,425
(44%)
 Black 135
(38%)
8,165
(22%)
 White 28
(8%)
4,753
(13%)
 Asian 20
(6%)
6,557
(18%)
 Two or More 14
(4%)
897
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
190
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Essex Street Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 216
(61%)
21,526
(58%)
 Not Eligible 104
(29%)
13,024
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(10%)
2,437
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Essex Street Academy is ranked 621st out of 1,339 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Essex Street Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.7%) is higher than the state average of 48.3%. 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.

Essex Street Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 183
2006 270
2007 344
2008 353
2009 365
2010 329
2011 343
2012 339
2013 351
2014 362
2015 355

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.1
2006 12.3
2007 17.3
2008 13.5
2009 13.4
2010 11.5
2011 17.6
2012 12.7
2013 14.3
2014 14.5
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80874316939891
2006 0.82962962962963
2007 0.69476744186047
2008 0.72521246458924
2009
2010 0.70516717325228
2011 0.69679300291545
2012 0.69321533923304
2013 0.72649572649573
2014 0.6767955801105
2015 0.70704225352113

Compare Essex Street Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,296.7% 13.0:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.3%
 
This School 70.7%
 

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