Sojourner Truth Middle School



Sojourner Truth Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sojourner Truth Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 363
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 76

Sojourner Truth Middle School is a public elementary school located in East Orange, NJ in the East Orange School District. It enrolls 439 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 10.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 439
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 10.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 42

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Sojourner Truth Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 240
(55%)
3,847
(50%)
 Female 199
(45%)
3,797
(50%)

Sojourner Truth Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 407
(93%)
7,232
(95%)
 Hispanic 31
(7%)
389
(5%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Sojourner Truth Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 334
(76%)
5,584
(73%)
 Not Eligible 78
(18%)
1,546
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(6%)
514
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Sojourner Truth Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (82.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.0%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Sojourner Truth Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 554
2006 500
2007 444
2008 397
2009 470
2010 492
2011 459
2012 439

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.3
2006 9.8
2007 9.4
2008 8.3
2009 9.2
2010 11.2
2011 10.8
2012 10.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70397111913357
2006 0.52
2007 0.7454954954955
2008 0.58942065491184
2009 0.65744680851064
2010 0.70731707317073
2011 0.67102396514161
2012 0.82232346241458

Compare Sojourner Truth Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,050.0% 10.5:1
 
1,151.7% 11.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 82.2%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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