Essex Junior Academy

  • Essex Junior Academy serves 28 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Essex Junior Academy's student population of 28 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students28 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Essex Junior Academy
Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Essex Junior Academy's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Essex Junior Academy is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:112:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Essex Junior Academy and the public school average student teacher ratio of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
27%
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Black
86%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Essex Junior Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
3%
45%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Essex Junior Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.250.43
This chart display the diversity score of Essex Junior Academy and the public school average diversity score of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Essex Junior Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Essex Junior Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEssex Regional Educational Services Commission School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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