Whitney E. Houston Academy

215 Dodd St, East Orange, NJ 07017 | (973) 266-5880
  • Grades: PK-8
  • Student Enrollment: 547
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Henry Hamilton
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • East Orange School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $23,353
  • Graduation Rate: 66.1%
  • Dropout Rate: 3.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 10.8
  • Enrolled Students: 9,851

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 547
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 46.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 262 (47.9%)
  • Females: 285 (52.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 318 (58.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 13 (2.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 331 (60.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Whitney E. Houston Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black53397.4%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic132.4%
White--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Whitney E. Houston Academy
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten132.4%
Kindergarten183.3%
1st Grade549.9%
2nd Grade6011.0%
3rd Grade6411.7%
4th Grade5910.8%
5th Grade6812.4%
6th Grade5510.1%
7th Grade549.9%
8th Grade468.4%
Ungraded5610.2%
Source: NJ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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