Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy

Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy serves 700 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% 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 60% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

The student population of 700 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 69 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 700 students
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy Total Students (2010-2014)
Gender % Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 69 teachers
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy Total Teachers (2010-2014)
Students by Grade Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 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 10:1 13:1
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2014)
Hispanic
68%
24%
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy Black Students (2010-2014)
Black
25%
16%
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy Black Students (2010-2014)
White
7%
49%
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy White Students (2010-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.42
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy Diversity Score (2010-2014)
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%
32%
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2014)
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%
5%
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,875 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $20,028 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $20,409 is higher than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Elizabeth School District
Number of Schools
Managed
34
2
Number of Students Managed 24,875 918
Elizabeth School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 60% 94%
Elizabeth School District Graduation Rate (1998-2010)
District Total Revenue $442 MM $20 MM
Elizabeth School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $450 MM $20 MM
Elizabeth School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $20,028 $19,116
Elizabeth School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $20,409 $19,190
Elizabeth School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Admiral William F. Halsey Junior Leadership Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Grace Wilday Junior High School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Terence C. Reilly School # 7 (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ElizabethportTerence C. Reilly School # 7
    0.4 miles | Grades: 2-8 | 1018 students436 First Ave
    ElizabethportNJ 07206
    (908)436-6030
    0.42-81018
  • Elizabeth William F. Halloran School No.22
    0.4 miles | Grades: 2-8 | 945 students1014 South Elmora Ave
    ElizabethNJ 07202
    (908)436-4861
    0.42-8945
  • ElizabethChristopher Columbus School No. 15
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 682 students511 Third Ave
    ElizabethNJ 07202
    (908)436-5730
    0.5KG-8682
  • ElizabethJoseph Battin School No. 4
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 791 students300 South Broad St
    ElizabethNJ 07202
    (908)436-6300
    0.5KG-8791
  • ElizabethWoodrow Wilson School No. 19
    0.5 miles | Grades: PK-8 | 715 students529 Edgar Rd
    ElizabethNJ 07202
    (908)436-6200
    0.5PK-8715

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