Whitney E. Houston Academy School

Serves grades PK - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
215 Dodd St
East Orange, NJ 07017
Phone
(973) 266-5880
District
EAST ORANGE SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
ESSEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
359
Classroom Teachers
30

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

2

(10 is best)

Better than 17.1% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Whitney E. Houston Academy School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
39%
52%
24%
49%
54%
54%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
30%
53%
49%
56%
10%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
39%
51%
54%
57%
24%
45%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 6

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
35%
47%
52%
54%
17%
39%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
35%
52%
54%
61%
15%
42%
35%
52%
54%
61%
15%
42%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
25%
52%
44%
61%
5%
44%
25%
52%
44%
61%
5%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
12
14
12
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 15 4.2%
Kindergarten 19 5.3%
Grade 1 34 9.5%
Grade 2 39 10.9%
Grade 3 25 7.0%
Grade 4 32 8.9%
Grade 5 23 6.4%
Grade 6 49 13.6%
Grade 7 45 12.5%
Grade 8 38 10.6%
Total 359 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 0.0% 0.6% 42.8%
Black 90.5% 87.8% 15.2%
Hispanic 9.2% 10.9% 31.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.2% 10.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.5% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 86.4% 80.0% 37.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 74.9% 72.9% 32.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.4% 7.2% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 64,374 9,288,994
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 16,405.8 1,258
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.1% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.5% 18.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 36.8% 31.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.3% 27.7%
65 OR OLDER 12.3% 15.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 23,521 3,379,893
Single Parent Households With Children 22.1% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 87.2% 89.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 19.7% 39.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.9% 24.2%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.2% 17.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.4% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.5% 14.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.6% 12.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.9% 10.4%
$15,000 or less 16.4% 8.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $12,810 $116,263,000 42.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $3,525 $31,994,000 11.7%
Staff $2,417 $21,933,000 8.0%
General Administration $364 $3,306,000 1.2%
School Administration $1,422 $12,904,000 4.7%
Operation $3,127 $28,377,000 10.4%
Transportation $59 $534,000 0.2%
Other $694 $6,299,000 2.3%
Total Support $11,607 $105,347,000 38.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,759 $52,270,000 19.1%
Total Expenditures $30,176 $273,880,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,128 $15,710,354,000 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,167 $3,060,054,000 9.6%
Staff $768 $1,083,625,000 3.4%
General Administration $407 $574,582,000 1.8%
School Administration $1,028 $1,451,598,000 4.5%
Operation $1,938 $2,736,501,000 8.6%
Transportation $777 $1,096,518,000 3.4%
Other $505 $712,711,000 2.2%
Total Support $7,590 $10,715,589,000 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,948 $5,573,392,000 17.4%
Total Expenditures $22,666 $31,999,335,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%