T A Edison Career Technical Academy

Tel: (908)436-6800
Grades: 9-12

663 students

T A Edison Career Technical Academy serves 663 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
T A Edison Career Technical Academy operates within the Elizabeth School District.
The school district's 62% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 663 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 663 students
T A Edison Career Technical Academy Total Students (2010-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Students by Grade T A Edison Career Technical Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 12:1
Asian
1%
9%
Hispanic
69%
23%
Black
24%
17%
White
5%
51%
All Ethnic Groups T A Edison Career Technical Academy Sch Ethnicity T A Edison Career Technical Academy Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.47 0.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
72%
29%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,147 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 62% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Elizabeth School District
Number of Schools
Managed
33
2
Number of Students Managed 24,147 983
Graduation Rate 62% 92%
Elizabeth School District Graduation Rate (1997-2009)
District Total Revenue $438 MM $20 MM
Elizabeth School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $410 MM $19 MM
Elizabeth School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $20,498 $20,414
Elizabeth School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $19,174 $19,395
Elizabeth School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Adm W F Halsey Leadership Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Leonard V Moore Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is No 7 Herence C Reilly Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ElizabethNo 7 Herence C Reilly Elementary School
    425 Grier Ave
    ElizabethNJ 07207
    (908)558-3031
    0.4 mi | 998 students | Gr. 2-8                      
  • ElizabethHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award No 22 William F Halloran Elementary School
    447 Richmond St
    ElizabethNJ 07202
    (908)436-4861
    0.4 mi | 772 students | Gr. 2-8                      
  • ElizabethNo 19 Woodrow Wilson Elementary School
    529 Edgar Rd
    ElizabethNJ 07202
    (908)436-6200
    0.5 mi | 741 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ElizabethNo 15 C Columbus Elementary School
    511 Third Ave
    ElizabethNJ 07202
    (908)436-5730
    0.5 mi | 664 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • ElizabethNo 4 John Battin Elementary School
    300 South Broad St
    ElizabethNJ 07202
    (908)436-6293
    0.5 mi | 728 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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Did You Know?
Elizabeth, NJ public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.22, which is lower than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Elizabeth is No 23 N M Butler Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.