Shaler Academy



Shaler Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Shaler Academy Students by Grade
PK 28
K 101
1 0
2 1
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 58

Shaler Academy is a public elementary school located in Ridgefield, NJ in the Ridgefield School District. It enrolls 188 students in grades 1st through 12th. Shaler Academy is the 1,471st largest public school in New Jersey and the 49,099th largest nationally. It has 11.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 188
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,099th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 1,471st out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 463rd out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,439th out of 1,572

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Shaler Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 120
(64%)
620
(54%)
 Female 68
(36%)
534
(46%)

Shaler Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 62
(33%)
389
(34%)
 White 58
(31%)
382
(33%)
 Asian 55
(29%)
339
(29%)
 Black 7
(4%)
29
(3%)
 Two or More 6
(3%)
11
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Shaler Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 138
(73%)
789
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 37
(20%)
272
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(7%)
93
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Shaler Academy is ranked 1,058th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Shaler Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 40.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Shaler Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 173
2006 222
2007 174
2008 200
2009 201
2010 42
2011 194
2012 198
2013 200
2014 189
2015 188

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.5
2006 10.1
2007 17.4
2008 5.8
2009 9.1
2010 2.1
2011 8
2012 10.4
2013 9.6
2014 9.4
2015 11.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.16184971098266
2006 0.15765765765766
2007 0.18390804597701
2008 0.22
2009 0.18905472636816
2010 0.19047619047619
2011 0.015463917525773
2012 0.18181818181818
2013 0.23
2014 0.32804232804233
2015 0.26595744680851

Compare Shaler Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,110.0% 11.1:1
 
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.6%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public PK - 03 188 11.1:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current 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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