Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy

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

692 students

Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy serves 692 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 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 51%.
Thomas A. Edison Career And 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 692 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 692 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 12:1
Asian
1%
9%
Hispanic
70%
24%
Black
24%
17%
White
5%
49%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.45 0.42
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.
79%
31%
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 24,749 students has grown by 15% 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
34
2
Number of Students Managed 24,749 922
Elizabeth School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 62% 92%
Elizabeth School District Graduation Rate (1997-2009)
District Total Revenue $438 MM $20 MM
District Spending $410 MM $19 MM
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 Admiral William F. Halsey Junior Leadership Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Leonard V. Moore Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Terence C. Reilly School # 7 (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ElizabethportTerence C. Reilly School # 7
    436 First Ave
    ElizabethportNJ 07206
    (908)436-6030
    0.4 mi | 874 students | Gr. 2-8                      
  • ElizabethHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award William F. Halloran School No.22
    1014 South Elmora Ave
    ElizabethNJ 07202
    (908)436-4861
    0.4 mi | 777 students | Gr. 2-8                      
  • ElizabethWoodrow Wilson School No. 19
    529 Edgar Rd
    ElizabethNJ 07202
    (908)436-6200
    0.5 mi | 714 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ElizabethJoseph Battin School No. 4
    300 South Broad St
    ElizabethNJ 07202
    (908)436-6300
    0.5 mi | 828 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • ElizabethChristopher Columbus School No. 15
    511 Third Ave
    ElizabethNJ 07202
    (908)436-5730
    0.5 mi | 646 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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