Abington Avenue School



Abington Avenue School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Abington Avenue School Students by Grade
PK 16
K 83
1 99
2 89
3 75
4 83
5 80
6 80
7 83
8 82
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 31

Abington Avenue School is a public elementary school located in Newark, NJ in the Newark Public School District. It enrolls 801 students in grades 1st through 12th. Abington Avenue School is the 97th largest public school in New Jersey and the 4,363rd largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 801
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 51
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,363rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 97th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,463rd out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 217th out of 1,572

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Abington Avenue School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 421
(53%)
14,143
(52%)
 Female 380
(47%)
12,850
(48%)

Abington Avenue School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 667
(83%)
12,724
(47%)
 Black 70
(9%)
11,919
(44%)
 White 33
(4%)
2,012
(7%)
 Asian 26
(3%)
198
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
85
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
52
(0%)

Abington Avenue School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 694
(87%)
21,028
(78%)
 Not Eligible 75
(9%)
4,776
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(4%)
1,189
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Abington Avenue School is ranked 51st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Abington Avenue School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.6%) 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.

Abington Avenue School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 892
2006 937
2007 921
2008 942
2009 743
2010 639
2011 692
2012 746
2013 698
2014 663
2015 801

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.1
2006 14.4
2007 14.9
2008 16.1
2009 14.9
2010 13.6
2011 14.9
2012 13.1
2013 12.5
2014 12.8
2015 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2432735426009
2006 0.85485592315902
2007 0.76981541802389
2008 0.84925690021231
2009 0.92193808882907
2010 0.9170579029734
2011 0.91618497109827
2012 0.90214477211796
2013 0.9025787965616
2014 0.90950226244344
2015 0.9063670411985

Compare Abington Avenue School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 90.6%
 

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