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 (2010-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
T A Edison Career Technical Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2010-2012)
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
T A Edison Career Technical Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2010-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
9%
T A Edison Career Technical Academy Asian (2010-2012)
Hispanic
69%
23%
T A Edison Career Technical Academy Hispanic (2010-2012)
Black
24%
17%
T A Edison Career Technical Academy Black (2010-2012)
White
5%
51%
T A Edison Career Technical Academy White (2010-2012)
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
T A Edison Career Technical Academy Diversity Score (2010-2012)
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%
T A Edison Career Technical Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2012)
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%
T A Edison Career Technical Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2012)

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
Elizabeth School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Elizabeth High School (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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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.