Jotham W. Wakeman School



Jotham W. Wakeman School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jotham W. Wakeman School Students by Grade
PK 112
K 154
1 152
2 140
3 98
4 98
5 80
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 12

Jotham W. Wakeman School is a public elementary school located in Jersey City, NJ in the Jersey City School District. It enrolls 846 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jotham W. Wakeman School is the 77th largest public school in New Jersey and the 3,324th largest nationally. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 846
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 63.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,324th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 77th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,087th out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 89th out of 1,572

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Jotham W. Wakeman School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 442
(52%)
11,052
(51%)
 Female 404
(48%)
10,450
(49%)

Jotham W. Wakeman School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 432
(51%)
8,410
(39%)
 Asian 243
(29%)
3,810
(18%)
 White 90
(11%)
2,748
(13%)
 Black 71
(8%)
6,148
(29%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
191
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
150
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
45
(0%)

Jotham W. Wakeman School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 541
(64%)
14,873
(69%)
 Not Eligible 247
(29%)
5,233
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(7%)
1,396
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Jotham W. Wakeman School is ranked 97th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jotham W. Wakeman School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.5%. 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.

Jotham W. Wakeman School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1068
2006 748
2007 858
2008 860
2009 878
2010 872
2011 828
2012 805
2013 834
2014 824
2015 846

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 10.5
2007 10.9
2008 9.3
2009 12.9
2010 13.2
2011 9.2
2012 11.2
2013 12.3
2014 12.7
2015 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74906367041199
2006 0.80213903743316
2007 0.77389277389277
2008 0.81860465116279
2009 0.83143507972665
2010 0.78669724770642
2011 0.80676328502415
2012 0.78136645962733
2013 0.72541966426859
2014 0.64805825242718
2015 0.7080378250591

Compare Jotham W. Wakeman School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 70.8%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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