Johnnie L. Cochran Junior Academy



Johnnie L. Cochran Junior Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Johnnie L. Cochran Junior Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 16
1 34
2 38
3 35
4 40
5 45
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 7

Johnnie L. Cochran Junior Academy is a public elementary school located in East Orange, NJ in the East Orange School District. It enrolls 215 students in grades 1st through 12th. Johnnie L. Cochran Junior Academy is the 1,419th largest public school in New Jersey and the 47,668th largest nationally. It has 10.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 215
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 20
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,668th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 1,419th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 399th out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,372nd out of 1,572

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Johnnie L. Cochran Junior Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 122
(57%)
3,426
(50%)
 Female 93
(43%)
3,479
(50%)

Johnnie L. Cochran Junior Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 208
(97%)
6,432
(93%)
 Hispanic 6
(3%)
422
(6%)
 White 1
(0%)
22
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Johnnie L. Cochran Junior Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 122
(57%)
4,528
(66%)
 Not Eligible 82
(38%)
1,953
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(5%)
424
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Johnnie L. Cochran Junior Academy is ranked 672nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Johnnie L. Cochran Junior Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.9%) is higher than the state average of 40.5%. 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.

Johnnie L. Cochran Junior Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 272
2006 271
2007 272
2008 263
2009 247
2010 262
2011 254
2012 252
2013 237
2014 224
2015 215

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.8
2006 11.8
2007 13
2008 10.3
2009 9.5
2010 10.9
2011 9.6
2012 10.5
2013 9.9
2014 9.7
2015 10.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71691176470588
2006 0.54243542435424
2007 0.64338235294118
2008 0.63878326996198
2009 0.60728744939271
2010 0.62977099236641
2011 0.61417322834646
2012 0.62301587301587
2013 0.66666666666667
2014 0.74107142857143
2015 0.61860465116279

Compare Johnnie L. Cochran Junior Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,080.0% 10.8:1
 
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 61.9%
 

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Public KG - 05 215 10.8:1  
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