Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy

  • Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy serves 687 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
  • Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy operates within the Elizabeth School District.
  • Elizabeth School District's 60% graduation rate is lower than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 687 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 687 students
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy Total Students (2010-2015)
Gender % Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy Total Teachers (2010-2015)
Students by Grade Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 9:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.44 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 (2011-2015)
Asian
n/a
10%
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy Asian Students (2010-2014)
Hispanic
71%
25%
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy Black Students (2010-2015)
Black
23%
16%
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy Black Students (2010-2015)
White
6%
48%
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy White Students (2010-2015)
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.
0.44 0.42
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy Diversity Score (2010-2015)
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.
74%
31%
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2015)
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.
10%
5%
Thomas A. Edison Career And Technical Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2015)

District Comparison

  • Elizabeth School District's student population of 24,898 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 60% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $21,670 is higher than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $21,971 is higher than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Elizabeth School District
Number of Schools
Managed
34
2
Number of Students Managed 24,898 954
Elizabeth School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 60% 94%
Elizabeth School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $539 MM $20 MM
Elizabeth School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $547 MM $20 MM
Elizabeth School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $21,670 $21,422
Elizabeth School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $21,971 $21,053
Elizabeth School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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