625 Summer St
Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy serves 791 students in grades 9-12.
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 2% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy's student population of 791 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
791 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#2118 out of 2221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
2%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
75%
29%
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Black
19%
15%
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White
5%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Graduation Rate
75%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 791 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75% (Btm 50% in NJ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 2% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.40 (Btm 50%)

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