Nicolaus Copernicus School



Nicolaus Copernicus School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nicolaus Copernicus School Students by Grade
PK 143
K 98
1 100
2 97
3 116
4 109
5 103
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 16

Nicolaus Copernicus School is a public elementary school located in Jersey City, NJ in the Jersey City School District. It enrolls 782 students in grades 1st through 12th. Nicolaus Copernicus School is the 105th largest public school in New Jersey and the 4,893rd largest nationally. It has 12.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 782
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 61
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,893rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 105th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 957th out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 106th out of 1,572

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Nicolaus Copernicus School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 397
(51%)
11,052
(51%)
 Female 385
(49%)
10,450
(49%)

Nicolaus Copernicus School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 321
(41%)
3,810
(18%)
 Hispanic 313
(40%)
8,410
(39%)
 White 92
(12%)
2,748
(13%)
 Black 41
(5%)
6,148
(29%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
191
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
45
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
150
(1%)

Nicolaus Copernicus School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 436
(56%)
14,873
(69%)
 Not Eligible 267
(34%)
5,233
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 79
(10%)
1,396
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Nicolaus Copernicus School is ranked 134th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nicolaus Copernicus School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.9%) is 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.

Nicolaus Copernicus School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 992
2006 639
2007 710
2008 720
2009 806
2010 833
2011 825
2012 848
2013 832
2014 806
2015 782

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.9
2006 11.2
2007 12
2008 10.4
2009 16.1
2010 16.7
2011 11.8
2012 12.7
2013 13.2
2014 12
2015 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74092741935484
2006 0.72926447574335
2007 0.72816901408451
2008 0.76944444444444
2009 0.73821339950372
2010 0.76230492196879
2011 0.7830303030303
2012 0.7311320754717
2013 0.65264423076923
2014 0.69106699751861
2015 0.65856777493606

Compare Nicolaus Copernicus School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 65.9%
 

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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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