Rafael De J. Cordero School



Rafael De J. Cordero School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rafael De J. Cordero School Students by Grade
PK 160
K 83
1 62
2 84
3 66
4 56
5 59
6 56
7 72
8 62
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 59

Rafael De J. Cordero School is a public elementary school located in Jersey City, NJ in the Jersey City School District. It enrolls 819 students in grades 1st through 12th. Rafael De J. Cordero School is the 88th largest public school in New Jersey and the 3,908th largest nationally. It has 11.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 819
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 69
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,908th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 88th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 710th out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 57th out of 1,572

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Rafael De J. Cordero School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 425
(52%)
11,052
(51%)
 Female 394
(48%)
10,450
(49%)

Rafael De J. Cordero School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 328
(40%)
8,410
(39%)
 Black 191
(23%)
6,148
(29%)
 Asian 147
(18%)
3,810
(18%)
 White 123
(15%)
2,748
(13%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
191
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 15
(2%)
150
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
45
(0%)

Rafael De J. Cordero School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 436
(53%)
5,233
(24%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 319
(39%)
14,873
(69%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(8%)
1,396
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Rafael De J. Cordero School is ranked 238th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rafael De J. Cordero School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.8%) is slightly 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.

Rafael De J. Cordero School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 635
2006 683
2007 692
2008 707
2009 716
2010 735
2011 723
2012 689
2013 799
2014 801
2015 819

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.1
2006 9.9
2007 10
2008 8.7
2009 13.5
2010 14.7
2011 11
2012 10.3
2013 12.1
2014 11.4
2015 11.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.66141732283465
2006 0.6398243045388
2007 0.63294797687861
2008 0.58415841584158
2009 0.57821229050279
2010 0.53197278911565
2011 0.53803596127248
2012 0.49927431059507
2013 0.44305381727159
2014 0.51310861423221
2015 0.46764346764347

Compare Rafael De J. Cordero School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
This School 46.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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