Essex Junior Academy

Essex Junior Academy serves 17 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 17 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Essex Junior Academy's student population of 17 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 4 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
17 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Essex Junior Academy is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
10%
Hispanic
6%
32%
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Black
94%
15%
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White
n/a
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.11
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
15%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

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How many students attend Essex Junior Academy?
17 students attend Essex Junior Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Essex Junior Academy students are Black, and 6% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Essex Junior Academy?
Essex Junior Academy has a student ration of 4:1, which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Essex Junior Academy offer ?
Essex Junior Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Essex Junior Academy part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 17 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 4:1
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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