Number 8



Number 8 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Number 8 Students by Grade
PK 16
K 50
1 49
2 44
3 61
4 39
5 59
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Number 8 is a public elementary school located in Linden, NJ in the Linden City Board of Education School District. It enrolls 318 students in grades 1st through 12th. Number 8 is the 1,088th largest public school in New Jersey and the 39,615th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 318
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 21
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,615th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 1,088th out of 1,567
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,262nd out of 1,494
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,240th out of 1,494

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Number 8 Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 160
(50%)
2,051
(48%)
 Male 158
(50%)
2,192
(52%)

Number 8 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 143
(45%)
1,486
(35%)
 White 129
(41%)
1,088
(26%)
 Black 29
(9%)
1,481
(35%)
 Asian 13
(4%)
102
(2%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
70
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Number 8 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 160
(50%)
1,889
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 107
(34%)
1,820
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(16%)
534
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,480 ranked schools in New Jersey, Number 8 is ranked 603rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Number 8 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.7%) is slightly 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.

Number 8 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 314
2006 307
2007 327
2008 329
2009 323
2010 324
2011 333
2012 318

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 14.6
2007 19.2
2008 13.9
2009 15.4
2010 17.1
2011 15.4
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34713375796178
2006 0.38436482084691
2007 0.35474006116208
2008 0.37082066869301
2009 0.40557275541796
2010 0.40740740740741
2011 0.42042042042042
2012 0.49685534591195

Compare Number 8 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,151.7% 11.5:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.0%
 
This School 49.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Number 8
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Public PK - 05 318 15.1:1  
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Public PK - 05 382 13.2:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 05 367 13.6:1 1 miles
Franklin Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 616 14.7:1 2 miles
Employees Center for Young Children
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Private PK - KG 210 7:1 2 miles
Stepping Stone Academy
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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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